- 1805 - The Battle of Trafalgar was fought. At least two incarnations of the Doctor are present at the event. (DWAN: H.M.S. TARDIS, DWA: Rough Waters)
Behind the scenes
- 1945 - Adam Kurakin was born.
- 1967 - Episode 4 of DW: The Abominable Snowmen was first broadcast.
- 1978 - Part 4 of DW: The Pirate Planet was first broadcast.
- 2000 - Alan Rowe died.
- 2006 - Peter Barkworth died.
- 2007 - Peter Moffatt died.
- 2009 - Chris D'Oyly-John died.
- 2009 - BFA: Prison in Space began recording.