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By Paul Lay
Posted 16th October 2013, 9:10
Paul Lay recounts a trip to the site of Treblinka.
By Dean Nicholas
Posted 15th October 2013, 9:38
The German airship completes its first transatlantic voyage.
Posted 9th October 2013, 10:31
Newsreel footage of the moment the king of Yugoslavia was shot dead in Marseille on October 9th, 1934.
Posted 4th October 2013, 10:35
Charles Emmerson discusses Russia on the eve of the First World War and argues that, had it not been for the conflict, the country's fortunes would have taken a different turn.
Posted 23rd September 2013, 10:04
Newsreel footage of Russia in the years before the First World War.
Posted 11th September 2013, 9:41
Despite his relative importance, Oliver Cromwell is rarely discussed outside of academic circles. It wasn't always so, argues Paul Lay.
By Rob Murray
Posted 28th August 2013, 10:08
The latest in Rob Murray's series of Alternative History cartoons.
By James Arnold
Posted 21st August 2013, 11:00
The strange fate of the composer André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry’s heart following his death.
Posted 14th August 2013, 9:50
An interactive infographic on the history of the train.
Posted 8th August 2013, 13:02
History Today editor Paul Lay considers the finest history books of the first half of 2013.
Posted 31st July 2013, 8:58
Paul Lay on the rise of 'big history'.
Posted 25th July 2013, 10:28
An alternative history cartoon by Rob Murray.
By Alexander Lee
Posted 22nd July 2013, 15:26
Alexander Lee shows that Belgium’s new king will have to learn the lessons of the past.
Posted 17th July 2013, 10:18
Footage of the Tsar Bomba nuclear test in 1960.