Top 10 Best Days in Human History

The Top Ten
1 May 8th, 1945 The end of World War II in Europe

This was definitely the best day in history because it marked the end of suffering for so many people.

This was the day that marked the end of WW2 in Europe because Germany surrendered.

Yes, it's the best day because World War II was over and because it's my birthday.

2 December 25, 1 BC Traditional birthdate of Jesus Christ

The most likely day Jesus was born.

Jesus was born, for crying out loud.

The day we celebrate Jesus' birth.

3 November 11th, 1918 Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I

The end of the Great War. Lest we forget.

4 June 26th, 2015 The US Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide

I do love this day. I'm bi, so back then, not many people liked me because of that, but now my best friend is my boyfriend!

5 September 2nd, 1945 Japan surrenders, ending World War II
6 July 4th, 1776

The day America gained our independence from Britain.

And it's a national holiday known as the 4th of July.

The day my country gained independence from the United Kingdom.

7 November 9th, 1989 The fall of the Berlin Wall, marking the end of the Cold War

The Berlin Wall fell, reuniting the two Berlins.

8 May 2nd, 2011 Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda, is killed by US forces in Pakistan
9 December 25th, 1991 Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The Soviet Union broke apart into 15 different countries, marking the end of communism in Europe. Unfortunately, the Asian communist countries still exist.

Why the hell isn't this number one? Can we please change this?

10 July 20th, 1969 The Apollo 11 mission lands humans on the moon

Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon, and millions of people were watching it. NASA is planning to go to Mars in 2025.

This is the greatest technological achievement in the history of the human species.

Put this at Number One. This was our greatest goal we have ever achieved. What could be next? A trip to Mars?

The Contenders
11 December 21st, 1993 Beijing Declaration on human rights adopted
12 October 12th, 1492
13 June 6th, 1944

D-Day happened. Although it was pretty horrible, they started pushing the Germans out of France and liberated it.

14 January 14th, 1973 The Miami Dolphins won Super Bowl VII completing the NFL's only perfect season. Muhammad Ali beat Joe Frazier in the "Super Fight III" boxing match.
15 December 3rd, 1968 The musical film "Oliver!" was released, directed by Carol Reed and starring Mark Lester and Ron Moody.
16 October 10th, 2010 The Chilean miners trapped underground for 69 days were rescued.
17 May 9th, 1865 The surrender of the Confederate Army, effectively ending the American Civil War

Victory over the Confederate States.

18 February 16th, 2023 The United States officially recognized Taiwan as a sovereign state.
19 October 28th, 1962 The Cuban Missile Crisis, when the US and the Soviet Union came close to nuclear war
20 January 1st, 2023
21 May 5th, 2023
22 November 9th, 2016 Donald Trump is elected President of the United States
23 April 11th, 1920 The San Remo conference, which established the post-World War I division of the Ottoman Empire
24 April 5th, 2023
25 June 19th, 1865 Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced that all slaves were free, leading to the abolition of slavery in the United States.
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