- December 7, 1941 -- Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
- May 14, 1948 -- The establishment of the State of Israel
- November 22, 1963 -- The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
- June 17, 1972 -- The Watergate Break-In
- November 4, 1980 -- Ronald Reagan's election to the Presidency of the United States
- November 19, 1989 The fall of the Berlin Wall
- September 11, 2001 -- Terrorists attack the United States
I would be interested in your thoughts as well. Leave a comment, if you would like.
What are some of your thoughts regarding these pivotal moments?
Or you could contribute a pivotal moment of your own as well.