Forums - General Discussion - Most significant/iconic event of each decade?

1900s - Boxer Rebellion
1910s - Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
1920s - Stock market crash
1930s - German invasion of Poland
1940s - Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1950s - Suez Canal Crisis
1960s - Moon landing
1970s - Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
1980s - Tianamen Square protests
1990s - Collapse of the Soviet Union
2000s - 9/11 attacks
2010s - Brexit



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Suez Canal Crisis over Sputnik's launch?



DNA's discovery is another big one for 1950s.



KLAMarine said:
DNA's discovery is another big one for 1950s.

Right Sputnik should be #1 for the 1950s.



80s - NES
90s - SNES
00s - Wii
10s - Switch

Life was insignificant before the 80s.



Nov 2016 - NES outsells PS1 (JP)

Don't Play Stationary 4 ever. Switch!

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Could make a case for the incredibly progress of medicine. Smallpox, measles, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, cholera, typhus, etc. use to be major issues killing millions.



So many meh worthy things there. Where are the events that actually matter like the invention of the internet or the rise of Netflix?



Bet Shiken that COD would outsell Battlefield in 2018. http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=8749702

Brexit ? Really ? Who cares about what 52% of english peasants decided ?



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SKMBlake said:
Brexit ? Really ? Who cares about what 52% of english peasants decided ?

Because I consider it the first major populist victory. Since then Trump has become president and Giuseppe Conte is the prime minister of Italy.



1900's I would have said "flight". 2000's had some of the worst natural disasters in history, would have put several of them above 9/11. e.g. the boxing day tsunami that killed approximately a quarter of a million people.