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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
Invention of the Internet

The 13 Most Historically Important Perverts of All Time The Best U.S. Presidents in the Past 50 Years

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

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

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Assassination of Archduke Fran... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Fall of the Berlin Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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

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Attack on Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Beginning of Aviation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Beginning of Aviation

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Dissolution of the Soviet Unio... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Treaty of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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Space Race is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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

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

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

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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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Invasion of Poland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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Cuban missile crisis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Sputnik 1 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Sputnik 1 In 1957

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

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

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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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Battle of Britain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Dhandi March of Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
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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Indian Independence is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Indian Independence

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Israeli Attack on The USS Libe... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Israeli Attack on The USS Liberty

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Robert F. Kennedy assassinatio... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Korean War is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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Roswell UFO incident is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Chinese Civil War is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Rwandan Genocide is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Hustler Magazine v. Falwell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Declaration of the Establishme... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Watergate scandal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Industrialization of USSR is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Industrialization of USSR Stalin industrializing the soviet union within various five year plans.

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Nuremberg trials is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Marshall Plan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Marshall Plan

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Iranian Revolution is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Nanking Massacre is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

20 Sobering Photos of Segregation at Work in 20th Century America The Best Board Games For Kids

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Battle of Berlin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Yalta Conference is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Chinese Economic Reform of 197... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Chinese Economic Reform of 1978

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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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Bush Throws Up is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Bush Throws Up

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

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Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century