This day marked the beginning of The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia.
The Velvet Revolution, also referred to as the Gentle Revolution, was a series of non-violent protests and demonstrations led by Prague students against the communist government. Riot police broke up this first demonstration, which sparked a series of ongoing student protests until December 29, 1989.
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