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Weird History 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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Sinking of RMS Lusitania is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Spanish Civil War is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RobLein added Spanish Civil War

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Cultural Revolution is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Cultural Revolution

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Death of Diana, Princess of Wa... is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RichardSeeger added Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

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

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Cambodian Genocide is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
darren-bell added Cambodian Genocide

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Gulf War is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
phil-howe added Gulf War

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Battle of France is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Hindenburg disaster is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
michael-koebnick added Hindenburg disaster Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst

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Bush Throws Up is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
bjr24 added Bush Throws Up

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Great Leap Forward is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Great Leap Forward

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Turkish War of Independence is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Ozturk Yalcin added Turkish War of Independence

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Space Shuttle Challenger disas... is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
michael-koebnick added Space Shuttle Challenger disaster

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1960 U-2 incident is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
1960 U-2 incident

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Bosnian War is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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Shot Heard 'Round the World is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
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Boxer Rebellion is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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S.A.L.T is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
S.A.L.T

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Iran hostage crisis is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RichardSeeger added Iran hostage crisis

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Eugenics Movement is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
KatieCoplestone added Eugenics Movement

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Long March is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Long March

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Argentina - Uk South Atlantic ... is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Fabio A. Lopez added Argentina - Uk South Atlantic Conflict

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Economic disaster is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
crbarbee45 added Economic disaster

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Croatian War of Independence is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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King Edward's Abdication is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RobLein added King Edward's Abdication

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Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
darren-bell added Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS

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Cambodian-Vietnamese War is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Cambodian-Vietnamese War

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1953 Iranian coup d'├ętat is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
phil-howe added 1953 Iranian coup d'├ętat Iran

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Bosnian Genocide is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
phil-howe added Bosnian Genocide Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Prague Spring is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
RobLein added Prague Spring Czechoslovakia

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Srinidhi S U added Jallianwala Bagh massacre

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Zodiac Killings is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
michael-koebnick added Zodiac Killings

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Ludlow massacre is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
darren-bell added Ludlow massacre

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Xinhai Revolution is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Xinhai Revolution

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Marco Polo Bridge Incident is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Thatcher's Resignation is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
phil-howe added Thatcher's Resignation United Kingdom

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May Fourth Movement is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Sino-Soviet border conflict is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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

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Sino-Indian War is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Sino-Indian War Arunachal Pradesh, North-East Frontier Agency, Aksai Chin

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Hong Kong Special Administrati... is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day

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Sino-Vietnamese War is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Sino-Vietnamese War Vietnam

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Mukden Incident is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Sudeten Crisis is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Sudeten Crisis

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Second Italo-Ethiopian War is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century

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Holodomor is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
darren-bell added Holodomor Ukrainian SSR

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Xi'an Incident is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Xi'an Incident

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Signing of the Sino-British Jo... is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration

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Campaign to Suppress Counterre... is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Most Important Historical Events of the 20th Century
Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries