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HTML Special Characters
When writing HTML documents you will often need to use special characters. For example if you want to display the new Euro symbol you will need to use the HTML number code for Euro which is € or €
Please note, this is not yet supported by all browsers.
glyph                description    number code name code
  horizontal tab 	  
  line feed 
  
  space    
! exclamation mark !  
" double quotation mark " "
# number sign #  
$ dollar sign $  
% percent sign %  
& ampersand & &
' apostrophe '  
( left parenthesis (  
) right parenthesis )  
* asterisk *  
+ plus sign +  
, comma ,  
- hyphen -  
. period .  
/ slash /  
  digits 0-9 0 - 9  
: colon :  
glyph                description    number code name code
; semicolon &#59;  
< less-than sign &#60; &lt;
= equals sign &#61;  
> greater-than sign &#62; &gt;
? question mark &#63;  
@ at sign &#64;  
  uppercase letters A-Z &#65; - &#90;  
[ left square bracket &#91;  
\ backslash &#92;  
] right square bracket &#93;  
^ caret &#94;  
_ horizontal bar (underscore) &#95;  
` grave accent &#96;  
  lowercase letters a-z &#97; - &#122;  
{ left curly brace &#123;  
| vertical bar &#124;  
} right curly brace &#125;  
~ tilde &#126;  
 square &#127;  
glyph                description    number code name code
comma &#130;  
function &#131;  
low left rising double quote &#132;  
ellipsis &#133;  
dagger mark &#134;  
double dagger &#135;  
letter modifying circumflex &#136;  
per thousand sign &#137;  
capital S caron or haceck &#138;  
left single angle quote &#139;  
capital OE ligature &#140;  
left single quotation mark &#145;  
right single quoatation mark &#146;  
left double quotation mark &#147;  
right double quotation mark &#148;  
round solid bullet &#149;  
en dash &#150;  
em dash &#151;  
small tilde &#152;  
trademark &#153;  
glyph                description    number code name code
s caron or hacek &#154;  
right single angle quotation mark &#155;  
small oe ligature &#156;  
capital Y umlaut &#159;  
  non-breaking space &#160; &nbsp;
inverted exclamation &#161; &iexcl;
cent sign &#162; &cent;
pound &#163; &pound;
general currency sign &#164; &curren;
yen sign &#165; &yen;
broken vertical bar &#166; &brvbar;
section sign &#167; &sect;
umlaut &#168; &uml;
copyright &#169; &copy;
feminine ordinal &#170; &ordf;
left angle quote &#171; &laquo;
not sign &#172; &not;
soft hyphen &#173; &shy;
registered trademark &#174; &reg;
macron accent &#175; &macr;
glyph                description    number code name code
degree sign &#176; &deg;
plus or minus &#177; &plusmn;
superscript two &#178; &sup2;
superscript three &#179; &sup3;
acute accent &#180; &acute;
micro sign &#181; &micro;
paragraph sign &#182; &para;
middle dot &#183; &middot;
cedilla &#184; &cedil;
superscript one &#185; &sup1;
masculine ordinal &#186; &ordm;
right angle quote &#187; &raquo;
one-fourth &#188; &frac14;
one-half &#189; &frac12;
three-fourths &#190; &frac34;
inverted question mark &#191; &iquest;
uppercase A, grave accent &#192; &Agrave;
uppercase A, acute accent &#193; &Acute;
uppercase A, circumflex accent &#194; &Acirc;
uppercase A, tilde &#195; &Atilde;
glyph                description    number code name code
uppercase A, umlaut &#196; &Auml;
uppercase A, ring &#197; &Aring;
uppercase AE &#198; &AElig;
uppercase C, cedilla &#199; &Ccedil;
uppercase E, grave accent &#200; &Egrave;
uppercase E, acute accent &#201; &Eacute;
uppercase E, circumflex accent &#202; &Ecirc;
uppercase E, umlaut &#203; &Euml;
uppercase I, grave accent &#204; &Igrave;
uppercase I, acute accent &#205; &Iacute;
uppercase I, circumflex accent &#206; &Icirc;
uppercase I, umlaut &#207; &Iuml;
uppercase Eth, Icelandic &#208; &ETH;
uppercase N, tilde &#209; &Ntilde;
uppercase O, grave accent &#210; &Ograve;
uppercase O, acute accent &#211; &Oacute;
uppercase O, circumflex accent &#212; &Ocirc;
uppercase O, tilde &#213; &Otilde;
uppercase O, umlaut &#214; &Ouml;
multiplication sign &#215; &times;
glyph                description    number code name code
uppercase O, slash &#216; &Oslash;
uppercase U, grave accent &#217; &Ugrave;
uppercase U, acute accent &#218; &Uacute;
uppercase U, circumflex accent &#219; &Ucirc;
uppercase U, umlaut &#220; &Uuml;
uppercase Y, acute accent &#221; &Yacute;
uppercase THORN, Icelandic &#222; &THORN;
lowercase sharps, German &#223; &szlig;
lowercase a, grave accent &#224; &agrave;
lowercase a, acute accent &#225; &aacute;
lowercase a, circumflex accent &#226; &acirc;
lowercase a, tilde &#227; &atilde;
lowercase a, umlaut &#228; &auml;
lowercase a, ring &#229; &aring;
lowercase ae &#230; &aelig;
lowercase c, cedilla &#231; &ccedil;
lowercase e, grave accent &#232; &egrave;
lowercase e, acute accent &#233; &eacute;
lowercase e, circumflex accent &#234; &ecirc;
lowercase e, umlaut &#235; &euml;
glyph                description    number code name code
lowercase i, grave accent &#236; &igrave;
lowercase i, acute accent &#237; &iacute;
lowercase i, circumflex accent &#238; &icirc;
lowercase i, umlaut &#239; &iuml;
lowercase eth, Icelandic &#240; &eth;
lowercase n, tilde &#241; &ntilde;
lowercase o, grave accent &#242; &ograve;
lowercase o, acute accent &#243; &oacute;
lowercase o, circumflex accent &#244; &ocirc;
lowercase o, tilde &#245; &otilde;
lowercase o, umlaut &#246; &ouml;
division sign &#247; &divide;
lowercase o, slash &#248; &oslash;
lowercase u, grave accent &#249; &ugrave;
lowercase u, acute accent &#250; &uacute;
lowercase u, circumflex accent &#251; &ucirc;
lowercase u, umlaut &#252; &uuml;
lowercase y, acute accent &#253; &yacute;
lowercase thorn, Icelandic &#254; &thorn;
lowercase y, umlaut &#255; &yuml;

There are more special characters not listed here but until these new characters are supported by all the major browsers using them on your site can be unpredictable, hence why they are not listed here.