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Far more momentous is the changing of the guard in the semiconductor industry.
NBA All-Stars also staged a strike before tipoff in 1964, fighting for better working conditions for all players — a momentous event in the history of the sports labor movement.Why A Strike For Racial Justice Started With The Milwaukee Bucks And The NBA|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 27, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It might seem surprising to political junkies that something as momentous as the presidential election would have a much smaller predicted effect on the economy than schools reopening or Congress passing additional stimulus.Even With A Vaccine, The Economy Could Take Many Months To Return To Normal|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|August 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
While we celebrate the momentous occasion of women being granted the right to vote, we must also reflect on the work needed to ensure gender and racial equality.Melinda Gates, Ai-jen Poo, and 9 more women on what the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary means to them|ehinchliffe|August 18, 2020|Fortune
This momentous rise of commercialism was accompanied by large scale import of slaves from far and wide lands.Ostia Antica: Reconstruction and History of The Harbor City of Ancient Rome|Dattatreya Mandal|April 14, 2020|Realm of History
He returned when she took on the Abner Louima case, which was as momentous in 1999 as the Michael Brown case in Ferguson is now.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch|Michael Daly|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was, of course, a momentous book, in our memory and in its own time.
Thirty years ago this week, Ronald Reagan made perhaps the most momentous decision of his presidency.An Investigation Into the Delicious Origins of Ice Cream|Andrew Romano|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet a screaming headline on the Drudge Report—SHARPTON WAS FBI MOB RAT—was hardly an auspicious way to begin a momentous week.
It seems amazing that in 2014 that this should be so momentous.Norm Lewis, Broadway’s First Black ‘Phantom,’ on Racism, Heroes, and Dream Roles|Tim Teeman|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So momentous was the call that Jim Cleve seemed to forget Joan, and she let him go without a word.The Border Legion|Zane Grey
Just what the infantry officers should do was a momentous question.The Deserter|Charles King
Then immediately followed, as already narrated, the Lewis and Clark expedition with its momentous results.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
And it was not at all surprising that such was the case, for it was a most momentous era in our history.Life Gleanings|T. J. Macon
A minute ago they had been occupied in trivial chatter; now they were launched on the momentous topic.The Whirligig of Time|Wayland Wells Williams