Historic Events

20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Today mark's the 20th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a 27.9 mile structure which divided the city of Berlin, Germany into Communist East Berlin and Capitalist West Berlin. The structure came to be seen as a symbol of the Cold War, and many people feel its destruction signaled the beginning of the end for this conflict.  For more on the fall of the Berlin Wall and other historical events, consult the History databases of DCPL, which can be found here.