#8 The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
On August 6th 1945, the entire world would witness the destructive power purposely discovered by the American scientists. A technology that would solve the energy crises would be instead applied for a much worse purpose but they had to return the kindness bestowed earlier by the horrific Pearl Harbor attacks conducted by Japan. Many people are still born with deformities, thanks to radiation poisoning. Slowly, scientists all over the world would discover a much deadlier weapon: a nuclear ICBM.