Top Ten Most Important Events in History

If you search world history, some incidents have obviously had a drastic and dramatic impact on the world in many ways. The modern lifestyle of our society has always been completely based on some events in the past, as everything we do is always influenced by the actions and events that have come before. The following is a list of the ten major events in the world’s history that people are still talking about today.


1. Signing of the U.S. Constitution

Signing U.S. Constitution


The U.S. Constitution came in to being on September 17, 1787. It was signed by 39 out of 55 delegates of the Philadelphia Convention. It replaced the Articles of Confederation and became the Supreme Law of the United States.


2. World Wars

World Wars


The world witnessed two major wars that are called the World Wars. The First World War was from 1914 to 1918 and the second from 1939 to 1945.  The two World Wars left the world in such instable positions that recovering from them was not easy.


3. Assassination of Julius Caesar

Assassination Julius Caesar


The assassination of Julius Caesar by the so-called liberators had long lasting effect on the whole of the Roman Empire. The assassination led to a series of civil wars in Rome and ultimately the ascent of Caser Augustus, the grand nephew of Caesar.


4. Invention of the Printing Press

Invention  Printing Press


The invention of the printing press has revolutionized communication. The invention of the first printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in the year 1440 has remained one of the biggest inventions of all times.


5. Invention of the Airplane

Invention of the Airplane


The invention of the first airplane by the Wright Brothers triggered the invention of the planes what we see today. Their 12 seconds in air is considered as the basis of all inventions related to flying.


6. Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence


With the declaration of independence, thirteen colonies announced their intention to free themselves from the British rule. The Declaration of Independence was adopted and signed by 56 delegates of the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. The date is considered as the Independence Day of United States. This declaration was primarily written by Thomas Jefferson. It had many widespread effects on the world and this can truly be called the event that initiated the end of colonialism.


7. Invention of Gunpowder

Invention of Gunpowder


Guns were the deadliest weapons before the invention of atomic bombs. They have become the base of every weapon used in the war front now. The increase in the number of casualties in modern wars is because of the tremendous impact of this invention.


8. Discovery of the Western Hemisphere

Discovery of the Western Hemisphere


The term “Western Hemisphere” is referring to the part of the world that lies to the west of prime meridian.  The sailors of the olden centuries discovered the western hemisphere and this has changed the way people conceived many things including the shape of the world. This has tremendously improved the trade scenario and changed the world.


9. Death of Jesus

Death of Jesus

Jesus Christ is the founder of Christianity. Crucifixion and the incidents that followed are of great importance in the Christian community. The death of Jesus Christ is one of the most influential events for all of humanity.


10. Death of Muhammad

Muhammad Death

Muhammad is considered as the last perfect prophet by the Muslim community. In fact, the people who accepted the teachings of Muhammadcame to be known as ‘Muslims’ and they constituted the religion of Islam. He was poisoned and killed following his conquest on a Jewish settlement, and this created quite an impact on the world.


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15 Responses

  1. MrBill

    Signing of the U.S. Constitution the Most Important Event in History???? How on earth and when have you Americans become so superhumanly self-centered? Romans ever thrashed Carthage? Alexander ever sacked Persepolis? Roman empire ever collapsed? Chinese ever constructed a Wall? Djengis Khan ever ruled the largest empire on the planet? Eurasian ancestors ever left Africa? Signing of the U.S. constitution??

  2. Eep

    The Battle of Agincourt? The Magna Carta? Luther’s 95 Theses? The invention of fiat currency? The burning of the library at Alexandria? The construction of Ur? The invention of written language? The extinction of Homo Neandertalis? The invention of clothing? The invention of agriculture? The invention of fire? The evolution of multicellular life?

  3. evans robinson

    surprised to see the list of the world
    about two years ago our pastor gave ten like creation, the flood, tower of ba bylon, leaving egypt to promise land, etc till number 10 missinary work thank you evans

  4. John

    Thanks to the writer of this list for giving me a laugh. The US gets not one but two bits of paper! You might as well add the assassination of JFK up there too, in that case. Blinkered, stupid, stereotypical.

  5. Johnny

    The poisoning of Mohammed is subject to controversy. According to most sources, he spat out the poisoned food and hence could not have been poisoned.

  6. noone

    Hehe, what about. The Patriots winning super bowl. Obama beeing elected. Empire state building…. jeez.. all these internet top 10 lists are all the same. Spots 10-7 are like really important global events. The rest belongs to the US. Pretty scary how we view ourself.

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  8. zarfishan

    in the tenth no.event… must ‘ve made a correction…MUHAMMAD(PBUH) never had be given a poison…He died a nayural humbly ammend it by verifying reliable resources….regards

  9. Daniel Turnbull

    Erm.. hello? Darwin’s theory of evolution? The Renaissance? The only American thing is perhaps the moon landing.. and i say perhaps, because it was probably faked just so you could say you beat the Russians.


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