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TODAY IN BERLIN: SEPTEMBER 10 - U1 is born

1896

Siemens & Halske, probably the most famous German electrical engineering company in the history of cables, glow tubes and telecommunications, known today as Siemens AG, begin the construction of the first U-Bahn (Tube or metro) line in Berlin. 942 more words

Berlin

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: AUGUST 8th - CUVRYSTRASSE

1858

Did you know that Cuvrystrasse is one of the oldest streets in today´s Wrangelkiez and Kreuzberg in general and that when built in 1852 it used to stretch from Schlesische Strasse to Paul-Linke-Ufer (former Kottbusser Ufer)? 74 more words

Berlin

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: AUGUST 1st - THE XIth SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES BEGIN

Here´s an event that was important on a much bigger than only on the Kreuzberg scale – in the summer of 1936, three years before the outbreak of WW2, Berlin hosted the most important summer sport games on Earth. 455 more words

Berlin