December 1, 1987 – Tunnelers meet under English Channel

December 1, 1987 – Tunnelers meet under English Channel

The island of Britain is connected with the European mainland for the first time since the Ice Age when workers from England and France meet 40 meters beneath the English Channel seabed.

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December 1, 1934 – Sergei Kirov murdered

December 1, 1934 – Sergei Kirov murdered

Sergei Kirov, a leader of the Russian Revolution and a high-ranking member of the Politburo, is shot to death at his Leningrad office by Communist Party member Leonid Nikolayev.

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