20th century

important events of the 20th century

  • World War 1

    World War 1
    This terrible event was the first conflict that involved differnt country of the world. It was a War full of sufferance it caused economical and social problems. The world will never forget it. Thousand of people died, other suffered the hunger, and others cried for them husband died in the war. But one thing is sure; nobody was happy at the end of it.
  • Wall street crash

    Wall street crash
    Also known as Black Tuesday, it began in late October 1929 and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout. The crash signaled the beginning of the 10-year Great Depression that affected all Western industrialized countries.
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    This one was a consequence of the terrible choices made after the World War 1 during the treaty of Versailles. Especially the Germans didn't were satisfied, so for this reason there were the motivations in order to start another World War, but this one was much more horrible and cruel than the first one.
  • the founding of the united nations

    the founding of the united nations
    The United Nations known today was founded in 1945 after World War II in San Francisco when 51 countries signed the UN Charter in San Francisco to effectively create an organization facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights and the achievement of world peace. It is important because finally humanity give a sign of peace after all the sufferance caused by World War 1 and 2.
  • Indian independence

    Indian independence
    The indian independence happened in the 1947. It was leaded by Mahatma Gandhi against the British occupation. This event was really important because was one of the first peaceful protest ever happen in the human history, and in a century of wars and sufferance it was as a flower growing from the desperation and desolation.
  • First man on the moon (Apollo 11)

    First man on the moon (Apollo 11)
    The first man on the moon was Neil Armstrong, this one was a small step for him, but a huge step for humanity. The first time that a human land on another planet. This one was the symbol of an incredible development of humanity.
  • Fall of the Berlin wall

    Fall of the Berlin wall
    Since the 1961 two sides of a country as Germany never met before because of the Berline wall. Families, friends and different relatives didn't see each other just because there was a wall dividing them created by foreign powers as Russia and USA. The fall of the wall was the sign of the end of the cold war and of the reunification of Germany.
  • Abolishment of Apartheid

    Abolishment of Apartheid
    After years of oppression for the black people in south Africa under the "white" control, Nelson Mandela stoped this abuse of power by abolishing the apartheid, it was another act against white supremacy, this is good, is meaning that the world was tired of other sufferance.
  • End of USSR

    End of USSR
    Gorbachev resigned and the remaining 12 constituent republics emerged from the dissolution of the Soviet Union as independent post-Soviet states. The Russian Federation, the successor state of the Russian SFSR, assumed the Soviet Union's rights and obligations and is recognised as its continued legal personality.The greatest enemy of USA, the USSR, is divided, as the cold war ended the Ussr divided and other county were formed from that scission, as Russia or Czech Republic.
  • European union

    European union
    The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe.The EU operates through a system of supranational independent institutions and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states. It is important because a continent was formed by allies between various diversities and ethnicities. Now Europe is one of the main point of refernce in the world. This is one of the first unification through all this diversities in the history