Top Ten Events You Wish You Had Witnessed

There are so many events in the past that I wish I'd seen. What are the moments that you would like to have been present at?

The Top Ten

1 The Wright Brothers' First Takeoff (December 17, 1903)

Don't watch from underneath! Ouch...

Nothing would ever be the same.

2 The Fall of the Berlin Wall (November 9, 1989)

The greatest example of what ordinary people can do when united for a common purpose.

3 The Beatles' Ed Sullivan Show Debut (February 9, 1964)

I watched it on T.V. from our living room sofa at the age of 10, and have not gotten over it to this very day!

This is arguably the most significant event in the history of popular music.

I wish I had seen that!

I would cut off a finger to see that. O_O

4 Neil Armstrong Walks on the Moon (July 21, 1969)

My Dad said he watched that on T.V. in hospital when he was getting his appendicitis out

That beats out of all the other events, unless humans go to Mars.

I am a HUGE space fan, so I would love this.

5 VE Day (May 8, 1945)

My grandparents still talk about VE Day. Their stories of loved ones returning home, the sheer relief and jubilation that swept across London especially. The whole togetherness that everyone shared, knowing that the last all-clear had sounded. I so wish I had witnessed this wonderful occasion.

I wouldn't want to have lived through the war, but this would have been something to experience.

6 Christmas in the Trenches (December 24-25, 1914)

I get choked up whenever I think of this, but especially when I hear John McDermott sing the song.

Yeah the Germans and British even stop firering and share the celebration once I heard they used to even share a drink ( a fact,I'm not kidding it's true )

7 Paul Henderson's Winning Goal (September 28, 1972)
8 Joe Carter's Walkoff Home Run (October 23, 1993)

"Swing and a belt! Left field! Way back! Blue Jays win it! And the Blue Jays are World Series champions... Touch 'em all, Joe, you'll never hit a bigger home run in your life!"

The Toronto Blue Jays proved what many doubted: a Canadian baseball team ccould not only win the World Series, but do it in back-to-back seasons.

One of the greatest baseball moments

9 Sir Isaac Newton's Apple Falling (C. 1684)

That didn't actually happen :/

10 Premiere of Gone with the Wind (December 15, 1939)

The Contenders

11 The 9/11 Terrorist Attacks (September 11, 2001)

No. This not an event I wished I had witnessed and I'm only glad that I wasn't there. It was sad enough having to hear about it. So tragic.

Pretty much everyone has seen this on T.V.

The way the twin towers were dying

Why would you want to see this?!

12 Miracle on Ice (February 22, 1980)
13 Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope (September 1, 1980)
14 Woodstock (August 15-18, 1969)

Oh my God. I wish I was there so bad. I love Rock and roll. I also named my new toad I got today Woodstock!

15 Nemesis at Alton Towers Opening (March 19th, 1994)

Sit back it's fright time

16 England Winning the World Cup (July 30, 1966)
17 Muse Live at the Glastonbury Festival (June 27, 2004)
18 Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer (July 29, 1981)
19 Pope John Paul II at the Western Wall (March 26, 2000)
20 Mt. Vesuvius Erupting (Autumn, 79)

I'm gonna get out of the way first. Not something I'd want to witness.

21 Limp Bizkit Live at Woodstock '99 (July 24, 1999)

How come there's the entire Woodstock '69 event but only the Limp Bizkit preformance of Woodstock '99? I wanna see the whole thing!

22 Wrestlemania III (March 29, 1987)
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