India's biggest holiday of the year. Diwali and its festival of lights has become a national festival that is enjoyed by most Indians regardless of faith. Diwali also marks the traditional New Year’s Eve.
The Berlin Wall stood until November 9, 1989 when ecstatic crowds swarmed the wall. The reunification of East and West Germany was made official on October 3, 1990, yet the wall remains one of the most powerful and enduring symbols of the Cold War.