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The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

Lots of things happened last century. Which are the most important?
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    Hiroshima, Nagasaki More
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    Berlin Wall More
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    Soviet Union More
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    Normandy More
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    Pearl Harbor, Territory Of Hawaii More
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    Saint Petersburg, Russian Provisional Government More
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    Sarajevo More
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    Paris More
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    Poland, Second Polish Republic More
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    added by: crbarbee45
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    Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos More
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    added by: KirkSaw
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    Cuba More
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    United Kingdom More
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    Nuremberg More
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    Korea, Korean Peninsula More
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    Ukrainian SSR, Chernobyl, Prypiat More
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    Rwanda More
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    Dallas More
    added by: RichardSeeger
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    China More
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    Indian Independence

    added by: Srinidhi S U
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    Atlantic Ocean More
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    Dayr az-Zawr, ─░zmir, Sivas More
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    Dhandi march of Mahatma Gandhi

    added by: Nishanth
    Mahatma Gandhi of India started Dhandi march which paved a way for salt rvoultion in India ... more
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    Cultural Revolution

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    Chinese Economic Reform of 1978

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    Balkans, Aegean Islands, Kosovo Province, Ottoman Empire More
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    France, Low Countries More
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    Nanjing More
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    Afghanistan More
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    Bosnia and Herzegovina More
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    Yalta, Livadia Palace More
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    Industrialization of USSR

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    Stalin industrializing the soviet union within various five year plans.
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    Marshall Plan

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    Berlin More
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    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

    Amritsar, Jallianwala Bagh More
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    new! Partition of India

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    Iranian Revolution

    Iran More
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    Great Leap Forward

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    Sinking of RMS Lusitania

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    Economic disaster

    added by: crbarbee45
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    China, North China More
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    Bosnian Genocide

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    1960 U-2 incident

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    Lugou Bridge More
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    Croatia More
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