Rewinding Time: 10 Most Electrifying Moments In History
1. The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
On July 20, 1969, human beings first set foot on the moon. The lunar landing was truly one of the most electrifying experiences in human history.
2. The Invention of the Electric Lightbulb
The use of electrical lightbulbs was revolutionary when first invented. It changed the way we live our daily lives and is still a crucial element in contemporary society.
3. The Sealing of the Magna Carta
The Magna Carta, signed on June 15, 1215, represents a landmark contribution to modern constitutionalism and dealt a massive blow to absolutism in the Western world.
4. The fall of the Berlin Wall
The collapsing of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, marked the end of the Cold War conflict, unified Germany, and opened Western markets to investment in the East, reshaping the world as we know it.
5. The Start of World War II
The Second World War was the largest military conflict and one of the most devastating human experiences in recorded history, resulting in the loss of more than 60 million lives.
6. The Creation of Google
The awesome search algorithm of Google changed the world-wide-web as we know it, giving internet users a free, information superhighway. It’s now the planet’s most popular search engine.
7. The Wright Brothers’ First Flight
In 1903, the Wright Brothers flew the first powered aeroplane flight, initiating a rapid journey towards aeronautical developments in the century that followed.
8. The American Civil Rights Movement
The Civil Rights Fight in the ’50s and ’60s was a turning point in US history, winning African Americans equal civil rights and racial equality, led by figures like Martin Luther King Jr.
9. The Pearl Harbor Attack
The devastating Japanese attack on December 7, 1941, compelled the US to participate in World War II.
10. The Industrial Revolution
The social and economic reorganization that swooped through England in the 18th century sped up technological progression, began mass production to enhance scale, and increased output as humans tried to make machines.