This Day in History: November

November 9, 1989: The Berlin Wall Falls
1: November 9, 1989: The Berlin Wall Falls

More than just symbolizing the beginning of the end to the Cold War, when the Berlin Wall came down on November 9, 1989, it changed the world profoundly. And the most amazing part? It was due to an accident. Join Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius to trace the circumstances and oversights that led to the downfall of the Iron Curtain.

5 min
November 21, 1887: Sherlock Holmes Makes His Debut
2: November 21, 1887: Sherlock Holmes Makes His Debut

Travel back through the century to see why Sherlock Holmes has had such an impact on the mystery and suspense genre from the first moment of his unveiling in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Study in Scarlet.

5 min
November 25, 1491: The Treaty of Granada Ends the Spanish Reconquista
3: November 25, 1491: The Treaty of Granada Ends the Spanish Reconquista

Join an esteemed history professor to discover how the signing of the Treaty of Granada came to be and how it shaped forthcoming events.

6 min