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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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    1960 U-2 incident

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    Watergate scandal

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    The Beatles' 1964 appearance on Ed Sullivan is the most important "Pop Culture" event that ever happened.

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    Prague Spring

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    Spanish Civil War

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    King Edward's Abdication

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    Beginning of Aviation

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    Sputnik 1 In 1957

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    The Rise to Power of Hitler In 1933

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    Eugenics Movement

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    Long March

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    S.A.L.T

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    Cambodian-Vietnamese War

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    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

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    Economic disaster

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    Birth of Tevita

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    The Monday Night Wars

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    Xinhai Revolution

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    Xi'an Incident

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    Sudeten Crisis

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    Signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration

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    Sino-Vietnamese War

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    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

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    Agadir Crisis

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    #gamergate

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    Sino-Indian War

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    Hundred Flowers Campaign

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    Huanggutuan Incident

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    Reform and Opening-up

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    Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries

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    Mike Tyson Is Born

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    Second Zhili-Fengtian War

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    Birth of Mike Tyson

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    Moot Sells Out to SJWs

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    The Birth Of Austin 3:16

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    Signing of the Twenty-one Demands

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    Three-anti and Five-anti Campaigns

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    Girl Scouts 100th Celebration On the National Mall

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    Anti-Rightist Movement

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