Stories about History from October, 2013
Jovanka Broz, widow of Tito, died in Belgrade on October 20, aged 88. In the decades since her husband's death, she led a reclusive life in Belgrade, forgotten and isolated.
The 'Red Napoleon' and great military tactician of the 20th century who led the Vietnamese army in defeating the military forces of France and the United States.
More than 40 members of human rights groups and their families visited Dawson Island as part of the commemoration activities marking the Chilean military coup of 1973.
20 years after Russia's constitutional crisis, many bloggers criticizes Yeltsin's decision to fire on the Supreme Soviet, characterizing the moment in post-Soviet history as a turn for the worse.
The mayor of the locality denies having seen the fascist paraphernalia displayed on the market stalls, although she admits that she spent an hour at the exhibition.
Malaysian independence fighter and communist leader Chin Peng died in Bangkok last month but his wish for his ashes to be returned home was rejected by the Malaysian government
One city's attempt to restrict children from reading "Barefoot Gen", a comic series about the Hiroshima bombings, has started a debate in Japan about how the tragedy should be interpreted.