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30 Remarkable Things That Happened In 1989

7. The Dalai Lama Won The Nobel Peace Prize
In 1989, the Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle to liberate Tibet from China. It was especially applauded that he used peaceful practices rather than violent ones during his struggle for a resolution. In his speech, he criticized China for the Tiananmen Square Massacre, highlighting that piece of history the nation was trying to cover up.