On the anniversary of the Channel Tunnel being agreed, we compare former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and former French President Francois Mitterrand
How the Russian Revolution affected the war
On this day in 1959, the SR.N1 hovercraft successfully crossed the English Channel
On this day in 1938 the sheer north face of the Eiger was finally conquered
Week four and the Battle of the Somme is upon us
Watch two Harvard T6 planes show you just how Spitfire pilots out manoeuvred the German Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain
A new era of politics was ushered in on this day in 1960
On this day in 1955 Disneyland California opened its doors for the first time.
The most important encryption tool in the world was discovered on this day 315 years ago
Today is Bastille Day!
Comrades, welcome to week three of Military Monday. This week: The Triple Alliance
On this day in 1878 the Ottoman Empire began to crumble
This week we chat to author, social historian and ocean liner enthusiast Janette McCutcheon about the history of ocean liners in the 20th century.
A major moment in the Second World War happened on this day, find out what here!
On this day two years ago, South Sudan became the world’s newest country so we thought we’d check out the planet’s other newborns.
On John D. Rockefeller’s 175th birthday, we pit him against the other great American philanthropist Bill Gates
Back in 1969, American troops were finally withdrawing from conflict in Vietnam.
The next part of our series looks at the tanks used during the Great War
84 years ago today, construction began on the epic Hoover Dam.
The 4th July? What possibly could have happened on that day…