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What's the most memorable Historical event to you?

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Either past or in yout lifetime

 
mommy_of_two388

Asked by mommy_of_two388 at 12:42 PM on Jan. 29, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (16)
  • I assume you mean during my lifetime? Easy. 9/11
    DMac08

    Answer by DMac08 at 12:46 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • Obama being elected was pretty significant. The civil rights movement was really amazing as well.
    TwilightMack

    Answer by TwilightMack at 3:17 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech
    tulipskiss311

    Answer by tulipskiss311 at 5:16 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • the siging of the declaration.
    sandraberke

    Answer by sandraberke at 12:48 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • 9/11
    Syphon

    Answer by Syphon at 12:51 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • there are so many. 9/11, the Berlin Wall, the war in Iraq, the first African American President, Princess Diana's death. So many those are some that just stick out in my head!
    whitefamily

    Answer by whitefamily at 1:17 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • US events that stick out ... can tell you what I was doing:

    OKC bombing ... was having lunch with my hubby, Chinese buffet to be exact.

    9/11 ... my sister woke me up calling me telling me to turn the TV on. It was so odd to sit outside and not see any planes and we lived within a mile of our local airport.

    There have been other important events such as Hurricane Hugo coming ashore and coming up through the middle of SC into NC. It hit our home town in middle NC on our 4th wedding anniversary.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 4:50 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • I remember the Tet Offensive, the evacuation of Saigon, the Watergate hearings, the Mason murders, the attempt on Ford's life, the attempt on Reagan's life, the Iranian Hostage Crisis, the Challenger, the Columbia, the 1st bombing of the World Trade Center, The Murrow Building bombing, Wounded Knee stand-off 1973, Ohio State massacre, 9-11...........you want me to pick just one. I'll go with the birth of Christ.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 6:26 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • for my lifetime either the Nasa challanger or 9/11
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 12:51 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • The May 3rd, 1999 tornado that destroyed my hometown and almost took the house I grew up in in Moore, OK. I'll never forget walking through my neighborhood after it happened, I was 15. It looked like a war zone, I was stepping over debris, mud and pieces of people's lives. I saw things that a 15 year old, or anyone for that matter shouldn't have seen. It forever changed my life and made me realize that life is a precious thing and to cherish every minute with your loved ones.
    AbbysMom1017

    Answer by AbbysMom1017 at 12:56 PM on Jan. 29, 2011