10th November

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1989 The Berlin Wall falls The Berlin Wall falls as East Germany opens its borders and refugees flood into the west.
1982 Leonid Brezhnev dies President Leonid Brezhnev dies today at the age of 75 after 18 years leading the USSR - he will be succeeded by Yuri Andropov.
1980 Michael Foot becomes leader of the Labour Party Michael Foot is elected leader of the Labour Party following Jim Callaghan stepping down.

 

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On This Day - 10th November