The fossil find in 1923 in Mongolia helped to prove that dinosaurs hatched their young.
The Discovery of Dinosaur Eggs
Norway's EU referendum
In November 1994, Norwegians voted in a referendum not to join the European Union
Berlin's Rubble Women
At the end of WW2 much of Germany's capital had been destroyed. Women helped clear it up.
The Coronation of Jean-Bédel Bokassa
On 4 December 1977 Jean-Bédel Bokassa was crowned Emperor of the Central African Republic
The Armenian Earthquake
A catastrophic earthquake hit northern Armenia on December 7th 1988, hear from a survivor
Adopted By The Man Who Killed My Family
Ramiro Osorio Cristales was five when his family was massacred by the Guatemalan army.
Angela Merkel's Rise to Power
Angela Merkel rose to power in German politics after the fall of her mentor, Helmut Kohl.
Cicely Saunders And The Modern Hospice Movement
The British woman who revolutionised the treatment of dying patients around the world.
When China Joined the WTO
China had to open up its strict communist system to join the World Trade Organisation
How the first mission to orbit the Moon captured the world's imagination in December 1968
Englandspiel: The Deadly WW2 Spy Game
How Britain sent dozens of Dutch agents to their deaths in Nazi-occupied Netherlands
China and Japan at War
Japanese troops reached the Chinese city of Nanjing in December 1937.
The US Apologises for Wartime Internment
Japanese Americans win an apology and compensation for World War II internment.
Theatre in the Sahara
Theatre director Peter Brook led a troupe of actors across the Sahara desert in 1972
Hacking The First Computer Password
Scientists at MIT in the 1960s had to share computer time - but some people wanted more.
The Woman Who Wrote Mary Poppins
Writer PL Travers created a children's classic when she invented a magical nanny.
Stopping The 'Shoe Bomber'
How a passenger helped subdue shoe-bomber Richard Reid on an American Airlines flight.
Scotland's Stone of Destiny
On Christmas Eve 1950 four students took the 'Stone of Destiny' from Westminster Abbey
UFO Sightings: The Rendlesham Forest Incident
At Christmas 1980 strange objects and lights were seen over a military base in England.
The Soviet Afghan War Begins
The world held its breath in December 1979 as Soviet troops poured into Afghanistan
Trautonium: A Revolution in Electronic Music
Meet the trautonium, the early electronic instrument promoted by the Nazis.
When Animals Go To War
In December 1943, a British charity created gallantry medals for animals serving in war.
Rebels Rout The Army In El Salvador
The storming of the El Paraiso base by Marxist rebels in December 1983.
Brazil's Marijuana Summer
In 1987 thousands of tin cans full of marijuana washed up on the beaches in Rio.
Barbara Cartland - Queen of Romance
The romantic fiction writer is thought to have sold hundreds of millions of books
Ceausescu's 'House of the People'
The vast building that symbolised the excesses of Romania's brutal former dictator
Vikings in North America
The Canadian discovery that proved Vikings had crossed the Atlantic 1000 years ago
The Doomsday Seed Vault
In 2008, the first global seed vault was opened to safeguard the world's crops
Fidel Castro Takes Havana
The end of the US-backed dictator and the start of communist rule in Cuba in January 1959
When Stalin Rounded Up Soviet Doctors
Hundreds of Soviet doctors were imprisoned or shot in the last year of Stalin's rule.
Diary of Life in a Favela
The poor black single mother who stunned Brazil with a book about her life in 1960.
'Fat is a Feminist Issue'
Susie Orbach's book led people to rethink body-image from a feminist perspective
Judy Garland's Final Shows
The world famous singer's final performances were in London in January 1969
Mexico's Miracle Water
Thousands of people flocked to the village of Tlacote hoping to be cured by magical water
Strikers In Saris
South Asian women led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory.
The Thames Whale
In January 2006, millions of Londoners were entranced by the appearance of a whale.
The Case of Dr Crippen
How one of the most notorious murderers in Edwardian London was captured
India's First Call Centre
In the late 1990s a businessman started a new industry in India
The Carry On Films
The British comic film franchise which found fans around the world
Women and the Iranian Revolution
In 1979, the Islamic Revolution changed Iranian women's lives forever.
The Execution of Habib Elghanian
The shooting of a prominent Jewish businessman in post-revolution Iran on 9 May 1979
Iran Hostage Crisis - The Canadian Story
In November 1979, Iranian revolutionaries stormed the US embassy in Tehran.
The Iran Hostage Rescue Mission
On 24 April 1980, the US launched a disastrous attempt to free its hostages in Iran
Iran's Cultural Revolution
How Iran's Islamic hardliners shut down universities to drive out secular groups
Anti-Shah Demonstrations in Iran
Millions of people took to the streets of Iran's main cities in December 1978.
Revolution in Iran
The first week of February 1979 saw a revolution unfolding in Iran
Musicians of the Iranian Revolution
In 1978, Iran's top musicians took a stand against the Monarchy
American citizens taken hostage at the US embassy in Tehran
US citizen Barry Rosen was held hostage for 444 days at the US Embassy in Tehran.
Vatican II: Reforming the Catholic Church
Pope John XXIII wanted to modernise the Catholic Church, reforms took place in the 1960s.
The Beatles' Last Gig
In 1969, the Beatles played together in public for the last time, on a London rooftop.
The Publisher Who Tried to Change the World
Virago Press opened as a feminist publisher in 1972 to promote women's writing
How Iran's state employed musicians started recording revolutionary songs.
Ayatollah Khomeini Returns From Exile
In February 1979 an Islamic revolution began when Iran's exiled religious leader returned
Iran Hostage Crisis
Barry Rosen was one of the Americans held hostage for 444 days in Tehran.
Iran Hostage Rescue Mission
The US sent special forces to try to rescue hostages from their Embassy in Tehran in 1980
Many women supported Iran's 1979 Revolution but some later became disillusioned
The Death of Hitler
A first-hand account of Hitler from one of his secretaries who was there at the very end
The Capture of Che Guevara
How the Marxist revolutionary was captured and killed in Bolivia.
The Soweto Uprising
A former schoolgirl remembers the demonstration that sparked an uprising in South Africa.
Disney Goes to Europe
The first Disney theme park in Europe took years of negotiations to get off the ground.
The Bombardment of Baghdad
The people of Baghdad faced death when the US and its allies began their invasion of Iraq
Iceland Jails Its Bankers
The man who jailed 40 top bankers in Iceland after the 2008 global credit crunch
Women Airline Pilots
Two of the first female airline pilots in the US remember their struggle
British Cameroons' historic referendum
The 1961 vote lies at the heart of the violent conflict in Cameroon's Anglophone region
Confessions of a Soviet alcoholic
How a homeless Russian drunk wrote a secret classic
Maastricht: The birth of the European Union
In 1992 European ministers signed a treaty towards greater economic and political unity.
The true story of Roma
The student massacre in México portrayed in Alfonso Cuarón's award-winning movie.
The Columbia space shuttle disaster
The US space shuttle disintegrated on its way back to Earth on February 1, 2003.
The curse of Agent Orange
One woman's battle against the toxic legacy of the Vietnam War
The men who tried to warn us about smoking
When doctors said cigarette smokers were dying prematurely the UK government did little.
How science ended the search for Josef Mengele
A panel of scientists went to Brazil to identify the remains of the infamous Nazi in 1985
Venezuela's oil bonanza
The boom and bust years of "Saudi" Venezuela in the 1970s
Swine flu shuts down Mexico City
A highly infectious virus appeared in Mexico in 2009 and rapidly spread round the world
Sucked out of a plane
Nine people died when a cargo door opened mid-flight over the Pacific in February 1989
Asama Sanso: Japanese hostage crisis
Armed left-wing extremists fought off Japanese police in the mountains in February 1972
Happy Beer Day!
On March 1st 1989 Icelanders were allowed to buy beer for the first time in decades
Britain's first Muslim woman in government
Sayeeda Warsi was appointed to the coalition government's Cabinet in May 2010
The creation of the Barbie doll
Hear from the woman who created the most famous doll in the world.
Speaking out against my abuser: Daniel Ortega
How Nicaragua's president was accused of sexual abuse by his step-daughter
The woman who asked Britain to return the Parthenon marbles
Melina Mercouri asked Britain to return the Parthenon marbles removed by Lord Elgin.
Britain's first female black headteacher
Yvonne Conolly was appointed head of Ringcross Primary school in North London in 1969
The fall of Singapore
Life under Japanese occupation in Singapore during World War Two.
Lenin and the deadly mushrooms
A spoof TV show persuaded some Russians that Lenin took too many hallucinogenic mushrooms
China's breakthrough malaria cure
Chinese scientists used ancient traditional medicine to find a cure for malaria.
In March 1969, American author Kurt Vonnegut published his cult anti-war novel.
How Little America was built in Afghanistan
In the 1950s, US engineers were sent to Afghanistan to build a dam.
The millionaire Nazi war criminal
How the Dutch art collector Pieter Menten was exposed as a war criminal in the 1970s
The first democratic elections in the USSR
Soviet citizens voted in democratic elections for the first time in March 1989.
The discovery of the Aztec Moon Goddess
How an accidental discovery in Mexico led to the uncovering of the Aztecs´ Great Temple.
Autism and the MMR vaccine
How a British doctor misled the world by linking the MMR vaccine with autism.
The rise of Viktor Orban
Viktor Orban, now the populist Hungarian Prime Minister led a democratic movement in 1988
The first home pregnancy test
A female designer working for a pharmaceutical company came up with the idea in the 1960s
Join Nicky Patrick and reporter Minreet Kaur, exploring our rich history and heritage.
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.
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Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
The Missing Children
Lucas Laursen investigates Spain's missing children from the Franco era and decades after.