Top 10 News Headlines That Have Taken the World By Storm
It has been the job of numerous newspapers to take hold of the latest news all around the globe and make sure that they are published if they are fit. Nevertheless, when publication starts, there are always headlines that generate the most buzz compared with others.
The following are the top ten famous and infamous news headlines that have taken the world by storm
The London Herald’s ‘Wall Street Crash’!
It was in the year of 1929 of October 29th that the crash of the US stock market has been announced, which was the so-called Great Depression.
Because of this crash, currencies from all around the world also fell flat as a result.
‘The First Footstep’ from the Evening Standard
With the number of devastating news headlines making history, it is a good thing to hear some positive headlines.
It was during July 21, 1969 that the news about the first steps of Neil Armstrong on the moon was published.
This is where the catch phrase ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’ became popular.
‘Martin King Shot To Death: Gunned Down In Memphis,’ from the Daily News
The devastating news about the assassination of a well known civil rights leader made headlines all around the world on the 5th of April 1968.
Millions of Americans and Dr. King’s widow, Coretta Scott King, were left to grieve when the 39-year-old Dr. King was killed on the second floor of the Lorraine Motel.
‘Peace! Japan Capitulates!’ published by The New York Daily News
Several readers from various parts of the world were filled with relief and joy upon hearing this headline on August 15, 1945.
Four months after the Third Reich in Germany fell, the Japanese finally surrendered, thereby putting an end to World War II.
An end was finally achieved after six long horrific years of war.
The New York Times’ ‘U.S. Attacked: Hijacked Jets Destroy Twin Towers And Hit Pentagon In Day Of Terror’
Everyone will never forget what happened on the 11th of September 2001.
When hijacked planes hit New York City’s Twin Towers killing 2,726 people, it seems the entire world stopped.
‘Beatle John Lennon Slain’ published by The Los Angeles Times
On the 9th of December 1980, John Lennon’s life came to an end when he was shot four times in the back. At 10:49 in the morning outside of his New York City apartment, one of his lunatic fans, Mark David Chapman, decided to shoot him.
‘Assassin Kills Kennedy: Lyndon Johnson Sworn In’ published by Chicago Tribune
This was one of the darkest headlines in American history. This article tells of JFK’s Dallas, Texas assassination along with the story and reaction of his widow, Jackie.
The Washington Post’s ‘Nixon Resigns’
In the year of 1974 of the month of August, the Watergate scandal aftermath was announced shocking millions of Americans as Gerald Ford was proclaimed the next US president.
‘Hitler Dead’ from The News Chronicle
On May 2, 1945, this headline was put in print. Even though there were non-believers, the suicide of Hitler and his wife was still announced.
The New York Times ‘Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg’
On the 14th of April 1912, more than 1,200 people were dead after the famous ‘Unsinkable Ship’ hit an iceberg and sank.
This will always be one heartbreaking headline no one will ever forget until today.