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« Reply #25 on: August 11, 2009, 04:03:13 pm »

I don't think you can really narrow things down in this way. So let's get all parochial; 1708, the year that Abraham Darby I moved to Coalbrookdale and changed the iron industry (and ultimately everything else) forever. I spent much of my childhood near Coalbrookedale.

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« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2009, 05:09:00 am »

I say 1991 is the most important year in history.  Tongue
Agreed.  Me graduating High School was an amazing feat.

My answer is 1788 (or 1791).

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« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2009, 09:59:08 pm »

480 BC was the year Themistocles truly saved the West. Without his victory at Salamis... I shudder to think of the consequences. The ideas we take for granted would be utterly destroyed, or would have taken a much different form.

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« Reply #28 on: August 20, 2009, 04:26:24 pm »

21st C. = 2001
20th C. = 1945
19th C. = 1815
18th C. = 1776
17th C. = 1629
16th C. = 1529
15th C. = 1492
14th C. = 1302
13th C. = 1206
12th C. = 1127
11th C. = 1054

Rome's apex and collapse are important as is the rise of the Tang Dynasty, but I don't feel like doing anymore.

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« Reply #29 on: August 20, 2009, 06:28:26 pm »


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