September 1989

  • 4
    German Democratic Republic: The first of a series of weekly opposition demonstrations organised after holy masses in St. Nicolas church in Leipzig.
  • 11
    Hungary: The border with Austria is opened to make it possible for thousands of GDR citizens to escape.
  • 18
    Hungary: The “Triangular Table” talks come to an end; the most important arrangement is to organise free parliamentary elections.
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    Poland: Registration of the Independent Students’ Union (Niezależne Zrzeszenie Studentów).