Top Ten Most Impacting Historical Eventsethanmeinster These events have had a great effect on what we are today.
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This was a HUGELY. Important event and will echo down through history for centuries to come. But is it really the MOST important. The agricultural revolution gave birth to civilization. Without it we wouldn't have grain backed foods, dairy. Most fruits, vegetables and meets, Cities, governments, economies, transportation, education, pets, or pretty much anything, let alone the twin towers or (thankfully) the terrorists that destroyed them.
It killed over a hundred million people and eventually ended the feudal, Medieval lifestyle - ethanmeinster
Lots of people died - fatally.
Changed how wars are fought, makes threat level rise exceedingly. - ethanmeinsterV 1 Comment
It divided Christendom and reduced the power of Vatican City, which once ruled basically everything. - ethanmeinster
First time a man has walked on the Moon. It shows how far our species has come. We're not just global, we're intergalactic. - ethanmeinster
In 10,000 years, this will be literally the only thing from our time that is remembered.
By far mankind's greatest technological accomplishment.V 2 Comments
Religion is just a bunch of fairy tales and fables. Take this off the list now. In case you missed it: this list is about history not fiction.
Death AND Resurrection Of Jesus Christ.
Christianity spread to all corners of the globe, has 2.2 billion followers, and has impacted history on a gigantic scale. - ethanmeinster
Columbus was the greatest mass murderer in history until Hitler and Stalin and how do we remember him, with a yearly parade and a huge memorial in Barcelona square. Learn your history people.
Whole civilizations destroyed, countries completely transformed. - ethanmeinster
The USA probably wouldn't be here, history would have gone a lot diffrently - hasder123
With thinkers such as Galileo and Newton, modern science wouldn't be the same. - ethanmeinster
Also known to the Germans as the failure of Operation Sea Lion
The largest cultural genocide the world has ever seen. Speaks for itself
Why isn't this in the first place?V 1 Comment
Most important stimulus for ww2.Germans started hating allies after this treaty. if Hitler wasn't born in first place even then ww2 was mostly inevitable. - LordofL
At its peak they created an empire the size of the Russian Federation, and anything from a humble village to an entire civilization either converted or was razed to the ground.V 1 Comment
Slightly different weather on that September day back in 1066, and all of Europe would now look distinctly different.V 1 Comment
At the height of the crisis on 27 October 1962 a Soviet B59 submarine
Lost contact with Moscow, and the senior officers assumed nuclear war had broken out. Both the Captain and the Political Officer authorised the launch of nuclear weapons against targets in the U.S. But a unanimous decision of 3 officers was required for the launch, and Arkhipov, the second-in-command, refused to agree until the sub surfaced and tried to contact Moscow first.
The world today would be unrecognizable to us had this least senior of 3 officers on a Soviet sub been successfully pressured by the other two into agreeing to launch its missiles.
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