Biggest Events in Human History

List that contains immense events through human history.

The Top Ten

1 World War II

A crime against mankind.

The Nazis almost took over the world.

Big technologies change.

UM... yea

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2 Crucifixion of Christ

The event that caused history to be divided as we know it and who sparked a following that has lasted and flourished into the modern world. Christianity as a movement has inspired countless historical figures and shaped civilisations. And that is an objective view, if you consider the prospect of salvation offered to an entire race then Christ wins hands down without competiton.

Jesus paid the price for our sins on the cross, and rose from the dead to lead us into eternal life. Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection not only had an immeasurable impact on temporal human history, but will have the biggest impact for all eternity.

Nothing has had more impact on human history than the birth of Christ. If you choose to believe his gift is eternal life & salvation. His impact was immediate and everlasting. That is the ultimate event.

This created a religion. Most important event ever.

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3 Landing on the Moon

This will be more important in the future because it will mark the first time that people went on a place other than earth. - Harri666

In 10,000 years, only 2 things on this list will be remembered, the Moon Landing, and the first atomic warfare.

It is one little step for a man, but one giant leap for mankind

It still blows my mind we were able to achieve this. What's next, a frigging gas giant landing?

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4 Industrial Revolution
5 Invention of the Internet

An average person in Europe uses internet two ours a day

Started obesity epidemic, physical interface, pear-shaped bodies as the norm.

6 World War I

To The End Of All Wars, Ends Nothings

This should be number 1

The worst thing ever

The Hell Of The World

7 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

No offense america but you put the 9/11 bombings above this is insane yes the twin towers and the pentagon being destroyed was a tragedy but it fails in comparison to the amount of death and tragedy of the Japan bombings

The bombing at Hiroshima showed that man could destroy himself. The bombs also were the culmination of decades of racism against Asian peoples in America which was likely an extension of the global "East-West" conflict.

Huge events to be sure, but calling them "culmination of racism against Asian people" is so much revisionist claptrap.

8 The Neolithic Revolution

How was this not on here? Without it, we would still be nomads! - Turkeyasylum

Agricultural Revolution should be #1~

9 Discovering the New World

They didn't discover the new world, there were already native americans

We wouldn't have bacon if it didn't happen

A famous French explorer Christophe Colomb discovered America and new civilizations in 1492.

10 Woodstock

Changed the history showing the power of the hippie culture

A great thing to be sure, but not even the best thing that happened in 1969.

Not even close.

The Contenders

11 9/11

No one can ever forget this every year at every school in America you see them talking about this event. It's because it was so horrible and it was tragic...

Name of item: 9/11
Place on list: 11
Number shown 3 times on this comment: 11 - AlexImmortal420

My birthday is on that day. - darthvadern

Darthvadern Good! You deserve it for hating Zootopia! - SpyNaps

12 Gutenberg invents the printing press

Rightly so, This has been voted as the highest the 1001-2000 millennium. The advent of the printing press brought reading to the masses. Could ideas like democrarcy have spread, revolutions have happened without this?

13 Cubs winning the 2016 World Series

Happiest moment in world history.

Sorry but how is this more important and impactful than the Black Plague?

14 Indian Ocean Earthquake & Tsunami

Watching the video of this event gets me every time

Worst natural disaster on record

This was bigger than 9/11

15 Cold War

An indirect conflict between two sides: East, URSS and West, the American.

i agree

16 Eruption of Vesuvius‎
17 Brexit
18 1960 Valdivia Earthquake
19 The Black Death
20 Titanic Disaster

Also the disaster of getting your knickers in a twist overreaction of three cartoon Titanic movies because they had a fairytale ending instead of the disaster ending. (Oh ok, the second film just had the Octopus rescue, the rapping dog could've died in the first)

21 Civil Rights Movement
22 Spanish Flu

Worse than the Black Death, more than 40 million people died.

23 Nonviolent Liberation of India
24 Great Depression
25 Invention of the Hologram
26 Constantinople Conquered
27 The Fall of The Roman Empire
28 2011 Norway Attacks

The saddest event ever even more sadder than sandy hook

Oh god I forgot about this event I had nightmares for a week about this feel so damn bad for the victims I wish I can go back in time and stop this event this will haunt me for the rest of my life X(

29 Last Manned American Rocket Launch

On July 18, 2011, America launched its last manned rocket, the 125th Shuttle, into space, putting an end to Manned American Rockets.
Almost a million people in the area, and those in the rest of the world, cheered for the entire minute, and cried nonstop afterwards, it has been one of the biggest, and saddest, days in modern history.

We'll never get to put Americans into space ever again with american technology, let alone Russians.
F.U. Politics.

30 The French Revolution
31 The American Revolution
32 The Mongol Conquests
33 The Advent of Capitalism
34 Bering land bridge exposed
35 Tsar Bomba

This was the biggest nuke ever.

36 Ebola Outbreak
37 Pearl Harbor Attacks

One big bombing that happened in1941

38 The Bolshevik Revolution
39 The American Civil War
40 The Agricultural Revolution
41 Gravity is Discovered
42 Sandy Hook Shooting
43 Hurricane Katrina
44 Salem Witch Trials
45 Boston Marathon Bombing
46 Aurora Movie Theater Shooting
47 Eruption of Krakatoa
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