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The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Lots of things happened last century. Which are the most important?
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    Chinese Economic Reform of 197... is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Chinese Economic Reform of 1978

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    Partition of India is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Partition of India

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    Cultural Revolution

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    Bosnian Genocide

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    Great Leap Forward

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    1960 U-2 incident is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

    1960 U-2 incident

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    Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Apollo 13

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    Hindenburg disaster is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Hindenburg disaster

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    Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Pokémon

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    The Birth Of Austin 3:16 is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    The Birth Of Austin 3:16

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    Cambodian Genocide is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Cambodian Genocide

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    S.A.L.T

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    Shot Heard 'Round the World is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Shot Heard 'Round the World

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    Ludlow massacre is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Ludlow massacre

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    Long March

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    Eugenics Movement is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Eugenics Movement

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    Commemoration of Atatürk

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    King Edward's Abdication is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    King Edward's Abdication

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    Prague Spring is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Prague Spring

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    Zodiac Killings is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Zodiac Killings

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    Economic disaster

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    Moot Sells Out to SJWs is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Moot Sells Out to SJWs

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    1953 Iranian coup d'état is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    1953 Iranian coup d'état

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    Bosnian Genocide is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Bosnian Genocide

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    #gamergate is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    #gamergate

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    Holodomor is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Holodomor

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    Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS

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    Xinhai Revolution is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

    Xinhai Revolution

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    Cambodian-Vietnamese War

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    Thatcher's Resignation

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    Jallianwala Bagh massacre is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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    Jallianwala Bagh massacre

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    Mike Tyson Is Born

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    Hundred Flowers Campaign is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

    Hundred Flowers Campaign

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    Hong Kong Special Administrati... is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

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