On this day:

1989: The Iron Curtain begins to fall as Hungary makes its border fence porous for those escaping East Germany

2018: Indian city of Kanpur declared world’s most polluted city by WHO with 14 other Indian cities in the top 20

Born on this day:

1921: Satyajit Ray, Indian director, born in Calcutta, India

1975: David Beckham, English footballer, coach, model

Gone on this day:

1519: Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, architect

1972: J. Edgar Hoover, American first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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