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Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
70%
Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima
55%
Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
55%
Princess Diana Dies in a Car Crash
55%
Nazi Invasion of Poland
50%
Japanese Forces Attack Pearl Harbor
50%
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building is Bombed in Oklahoma City
50%
Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
45%
Black Tuesday
45%
Abdication of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom
45%
German Instrument of Surrender is Signed
45%
Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki
40%
Space Shuttle 'Challenger' Explodes
40%
The Great San Francisco Earthquake
35%
Commencement of Operation Barbarossa
35%
Hitler Commits Suicide
35%
Coronation of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
35%
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho is Released
35%
Palestinian Terrorist Group 'Black September' slaughter Israeli Hostages at the Munich Olympics
35%
Berlin Wall Falls
35%
Creation of the Euro Currency
35%
Explosion of the Hindenburg Airship
30%
Return of Vladimir Lenin to Russia
30%
Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
30%
Argentinian Forces Invade the Falkland Islands
30%
The Birth of Dolly the Sheep
30%
Birth of the First Child Conceived by IVF
25%
Execution of Tsar Nicholas II and Family in Yekaterinburg
25%
Neville Chamberlain's 'Peace for our Time' Speech
25%
Star Wars is Released
25%
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Soviet Jets Down Korean Air Lines Flight 007
25%
Nuclear Accident at Chernobyl Power Plant
25%
Assassination of Leon Trotsky
20%
Howard Carter Discovers Tutankhamun's Tomb
20%
Discovery of Pluto
20%
Signature of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
20%
Formation of NATO
20%
Yuri Gagarin Launched into Space
20%
Fall of Saigon
20%
Eruption of Mount Saint Helens
20%
Pan Am Flight 103 Blows Up Over Lockerbie
20%
The Dissolution of the Soviet Union
20%
Margaret Thatcher Becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
15%
Saturday Night Live Premieres on NBC
15%
Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) Defeats Sonny Liston to Become World Heavyweight Champion.
15%
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Reach the Summit of Everest
15%
Rosa Parks Refuses to Surrender Her Seat on the Bus
15%
Hong Kong is Returned to China
15%
Winston Churchill's 'Iron Curtain' Speech
10%
First Production of Sliced Bread
10%
The Golden Gate Bridge is Opened
10%
The DDR Holds Its First Free Elections
10%
German Unity Day
10%
Nelson Mandela Freed from Prison
10%
Invasion of Kuwait
10%
Channel Tunnel Opens
10%
Ford Introduces the First Moving Assembly Line
10%
Completion of the Trans-Siberian Railway
10%
Opening of the Panama Canal
5%
Publication of Mein Kampf
0%

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