#ThisDayinHistory 1961, Shortly after midnight on East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city – @AceHistoryNews

#ThisDayinHistory 1899 Alfred Hitchcock, the macabre master of moviemaking, was born His innovative directing techniques and mastery of suspense made him one of the most popular and influential filmmakers of the 20th century – @AceHistoryNews