9/11 & 11/9 – Reasons to remember 9th November in Europe
English: The Fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989. The photo shows a part of a public photo documentation wall at Former Check Point Charlie, Berlin. The photo documentation is permanently placed in the public. Türkçe: Berlin Duvarı, 1989 sonbaharı (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Napoleon leads a coup d’état of 18 Brumaire, establishing his government.
Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.
“Kristallnacht“, otherwise known as the night of broken glass. When the Nazis instigated a national pogrom in Germany.
Otto Han awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering how to split heavy atoms. Following the events of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Han becomes a diehard opponent of nuclear weapons.
The Fall of the Berlin Wall – led to German reunification (and probably the euro if Kohl is as influential as I think him to be), and the fall of Communism in the rest of Europe.
Why not find out more for yourself? Check out the 9th November wikipedia page.
Posted by Callum Galloway Green on November 9, 2012