Berlin Wall timeline details an icon's history

Monday, November 9, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 11:19 a.m. CST, Monday, November 9, 2009

On Nov. 9, 1989, the world watched, stunned, as a human deluge surged through the checkpoints of the Berlin Wall, marking the beginning of the end for the Soviet Bloc.