On this day in 1940, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill addressed the British nation with one of his now famous speeches. Here’s a run down of his most iconic.
The generals of the First World War
On this day in 1888, the first ever music recording was made
See a replica BE-2 Biplane in flight
On this day in 1990, the most complete T-Rex skeleton ever was found
Just how important was the American involvement in the First World War?
How did America’s toughest jail become… well… America’s toughest jail?
It’s not drunk, so what makes the most famous lopsided landmark lean?
85 years ago today the Graf Zeppelin began its round the world flight. Here’s the top 5 facts on the aviation behemoths.
We profile the world’s first person on the moon and the world’s first person in space.
Learn all about the post-war peace settlement: the Treaty of Versailles
75 years ago today, physicists Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd urged the construction of the Nuclear bomb. Here’s the top five facts:
Find out about the Spanish attack on England in 1588
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