1910 - Dr Crippen is arrested aboard the SS Montrose as it docks in Quebec on a voyage from the UK.
1917 - Start of the Battle of Passchendale.
1920 - Formation of the British Communist Party.
1950 - Opening of Britain's first self-service supermarket - Sainsbury's in Croydon, south London.
1964 - American singer, Jim Reeves, dies in an airplane crash.
1965 - Cigarette adverts are banned on British television.