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Aug
13
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1961
Berlin is divided
Shortly after midnight on this day in 1961, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city. After World War II, defeated Germany was divided into Soviet, American, British and French zone... read more »
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1926
Fidel Castro born »