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? Sadly, I ran out the clock while creating this list, and could only enter six, but I will round out the top ten later. Please don't let that deter you from voting or adding new items.

The Top Ten

1 The Wright Brothers' first takeoff (December 17, 1903)

Don't watch from underneath! Ouch... - PositronWildhawk

Nothing would ever be the same. - beatles

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. - beatles

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

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

I would cut off a finger to see that. O_O - SammySpore

I wish I had seen that!

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!

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. - Minecraftcrazy530

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. - Britgirl

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

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

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 ) - Toucan

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

7 Paul Henderson's winning goal (September 28, 1972)
8 Joe Carter's walkoff home run (October 23, 1993)

One of the greatest baseball moments - Ajkloth

"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. - beatles

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

That didn't actually happen :/ - SammySpore

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

The way the twin towers were dying

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. - Britgirl

Why would you want to see this?! - SammySpore

Pretty much everyone has seen this on T.V.

The Contenders

11 Premiere of Gone with the Wind (December 15, 1939)
12 Miracle On Ice (February 22, 1980)
13 Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope (1980)
14 Creation of the Universe

To finally settle the debate - blackflower

Would've liked to have seen this 'un. - HezarioSeth

But you would be melted by the incredible hotness. - SammySpore

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

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

20 Limp Bizkit Live At Woodstock '99

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

21 WrestleMania III (March 29, 1987)
22 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!

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

Sit back it's fright time

24 Bangladesh improvement in cricket (2000-2018)

I wish I was a cricket player and score thousands of centuries.

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Top Remixes

1. The Wright Brothers' first takeoff (December 17, 1903)
2. The fall of the Berlin Wall (November 9 1989)
3. VE Day (May 8, 1945)


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