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The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

Lots of things happened last century. Which are the most important?

The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century Events
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  2. 52
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    - 165
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  3. 53
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    - 159
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    Cultural Revolution

  4. 54
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    - 117

    added by RichardSeeger

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  5. 55
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    - 194
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  6. 56
    + 112
    - 169
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    Great Leap Forward

  7. 57
    + 93
    - 140

    1960 U-2 incident

  8. 58
    + 15
    - 14

    added by darren-bell
    AIDS pandemic

  9. 59
    + 12
    - 10
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    added by Butholezi
    Negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa

  10. 60
    + 20
    - 26

    added by RobLein

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  11. 61
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    - 184
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  12. 62
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    - 175
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  13. 63
    + 16
    - 24

    added by RobLein
    King Edward's Abdication

  14. 64
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    - 160
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  15. 65
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by jWarren19
    1984 Macintosh Is Released

  16. 66
    + 9
    - 15

    added by darren-bell
    Cambodian Genocide

  17. 67
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    - 117
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    S.A.L.T

  18. 68
    + 7
    - 14

    added by darren-bell
    Ludlow massacre

  19. 69
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    - 109
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    Long March

  20. 70
    + 10
    - 21

    added by RobLein
    Prague Spring

  21. 71
    + 9
    - 20

    added by phil-howe
    Bosnian Genocide

  22. 72
    + 5
    - 13

    added by darren-bell
    Holodomor

  23. 73
    + 64
    - 118
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  24. 74
    + 13
    - 28

    added by KatieCoplestone
    Eugenics Movement

  25. 75
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    - 26
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    added by phil-howe
    Thatcher's Resignation

  26. 76
    + 64
    - 122
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    added by crbarbee45
    Economic disaster

  27. 77
    + 73
    - 139

    added by Srinidhi S U
    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

  28. 78
    + 45
    - 90

    Xinhai Revolution

  29. 79
    + 40
    - 83
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    Cambodian-Vietnamese War

  30. 80
    + 13
    - 35
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    added by Pushie Man
    Birth of Tevita

  31. 81
    + 40
    - 87

    added by bjr24
    The Monday Night Wars

  32. 82
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    - 118
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  33. 83
    + 5
    - 21

    added by phil-howe
    Operation Ajax

  34. 84
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    - 120
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  35. 85
    + 31
    - 77

    Hundred Flowers Campaign

  36. 86
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    - 89
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  37. 87
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    - 88
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    Sudeten Crisis

  38. 88
    + 39
    - 94

    Xi'an Incident

  39. 89
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    - 99
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  40. 90
    + 31
    - 80
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    Signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration

  41. 91
    + 35
    - 88
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    Reform and Opening-up

  42. 92
    + 386
    - 773

    added by bjr24
    #gamergate

  43. 93
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    - 98
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  44. 94
    + 33
    - 85

    Agadir Crisis

  45. 95
    + 31
    - 82

    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

  46. 96
    + 34
    - 88

    Sino-Indian War

  47. 97
    + 369
    - 749

    added by bjr24
    Moot Sells Out to SJWs

  48. 98
    + 33
    - 88
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    Huanggutuan Incident

  49. 99
    + 29
    - 81
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    Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries

  50. 100
    + 30
    - 84

    Sino-Vietnamese War

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