History: #Infographic The Long March... In 1931, the communists established the Soviet Republic of China in the mountainous area of Jiangxi province. Three years later, surrounded and harassed by Kuomintang forces led by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the communist leaders decided to mobilize the Red Army and take flight, thus beginning a journey that would change the fate of the Communist Party of China.
Lost Britain from above: Thousands of historic aerial photographs - which were almost lost forever - go online for the first time
Aerial view: More than 15,000 photographs, including this picture of St Paul's Cathedral in London from March 1921, have been made freely available on the internet for the first time. www.britainfromabove.org.uk
Humanity's forgotten return to Africa revealed in DNA. Call it humanity's unexpected U-turn. One of the biggest events in the history of our species is the exodus out of Africa some 65,000 years ago, the start of Homo sapiens' long march across the world. Now a study of southern African genes shows that, unexpectedly, another migration took western Eurasian DNA back to the very southern tip of the continent 3000 years ago.
Forth Rail Bridge poster from 1928.Scotland. The Forth Rail Bridge was opened on this day 4th March,1890 by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII. The bridge is more than one and a half miles long and took six years to build.