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Lots of things happened last century. Which are the most important?
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Invention of the Internet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
jjohn6994 added Invention of the Internet

The 13 Most Historically Important Perverts of All Time Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics

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895 305
The Rise to Power of Hitler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
leon-snyers added The Rise to Power of Hitler In 1933

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1,809 778
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima a... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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1,554 744
Apollo 11 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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1,283 642
Fall of the Berlin Wall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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1,465 754
Assassination of Archduke Fran... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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1,149 587
Great Depression is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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2,216 1,341
The Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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362 136
Beginning of Aviation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
leon-snyers added Beginning of Aviation

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1,038 637
Attack on Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Attack on Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor, Territory Of Hawaii

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308 133
Space Race is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RobLein added Space Race

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888 569
Dissolution of the Soviet Unio... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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327 149
Cold War is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
shewardethan added Cold War

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720 460
Treaty of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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658 449
John F. Kennedy assassination is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RichardSeeger added John F. Kennedy assassination

Unusual Deaths: Bizarre Deaths Of The 20th Century 60+ Beautiful Old Photos of Life in the Real Wild West

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739 535
Invasion of Normandy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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662 476
Vietnam War is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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757 570
African-American Civil Rights ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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617 508
October Revolution is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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198 110
Sputnik 1 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
leon-snyers added Sputnik 1 In 1957

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587 485
Invasion of Poland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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513 417
Cuban missile crisis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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464 391
Victory in Europe Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
KirkSaw added Victory in Europe Day

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496 429
Chernobyl disaster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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519 464
Sinking of the Titanic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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357 306
Dhandi March of Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Nishanth added Dhandi March of Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi of India started Dhandi march which paved a way for salt rvoultion in India against the British empire,........

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438 397
Battle of Britain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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360 320
Indian Independence is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Srinidhi S U added Indian Independence

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198 162
Robert F. Kennedy assassinatio... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

Historical Events You Won't Believe Happened at the Same Time 39 Ways to Repel a Potential Girlfriend

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360 347
Korean War is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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349 339
Israeli Attack on The USS Libe... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Schlomo added Israeli Attack on The USS Liberty

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970 1,064
Armenian Genocide is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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328 330
Chinese Civil War is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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1,022 1,161
Rwandan Genocide is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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184 165
Roswell UFO incident is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
bjr24 added Roswell UFO incident

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706 811
Declaration of the Establishme... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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137 122
Watergate scandal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RobLein added Watergate scandal

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134 119
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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467 571
Nuremberg trials is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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211 235
Marshall Plan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
sebbzor added Marshall Plan

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Industrialization of USSR is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
BrianCabrera added Industrialization of USSR Stalin industrializing the soviet union within various five year plans.

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224 262
Battle of Berlin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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67 51
Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
michael-koebnick added Apollo 13

20 Sobering Photos of Segregation at Work in 20th Century America The Best Epic Movies

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242 295
Nanking Massacre is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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179 208
Iranian Revolution is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
sebbzor added Iranian Revolution

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187 229
Yalta Conference is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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201 258
Soviet war in Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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184 234
Chinese Economic Reform of 197... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
sebbzor added Chinese Economic Reform of 1978

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213 280
Balkan Wars is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Sinking of RMS Lusitania is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century