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The 19 Most Epic Tweets Ever Tweeted

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http://twitpic.com/135xa - There's a plane in the Hudson. I'm on the ferry going to pick up the people. Crazy.

Jānis Krūms@jkrums

http://twitpic.com/135xa - There's a plane in the Hudson. I'm on the ferry going to pick up the people. Crazy.

8:36 PM - 15 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. The guy who accidentally live-tweeted the JSOC raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan.

Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).

Sohaib Athar@ReallyVirtual

Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).

8:58 PM - 01 May 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. The guy who broke this bit of news.

So I'm told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.

Keith Urbahn@keithurbahn

So I'm told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.

3:24 AM - 02 May 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. The time "Twttr" co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet.

5. This tweet after the largest democratic election in history.

India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं।

Narendra Modi@narendramodi

India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं।

7:39 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. The time the CIA joined Twitter.

We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.

CIA@CIA

We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.

6:49 PM - 06 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. And that time Wikileaks pwned the CIA.

Thank you for the @Twitter welcome! We look forward to sharing great #unclassified content with you.

CIA@CIA

Thank you for the @Twitter welcome! We look forward to sharing great #unclassified content with you.

1:27 AM - 07 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@CIA We look forward to sharing great classified info about you http://t.co/QcdVxJfU4X https://t.co/kcEwpcitHo More: https://t.co/PEeUpPAt7F

WikiLeaks@wikileaks

@CIA We look forward to sharing great classified info about you http://t.co/QcdVxJfU4X https://t.co/kcEwpcitHo More: https://t.co/PEeUpPAt7F

4:45 AM - 07 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. That time this carefully orchestrated PR stunt became the most retweeted tweet of all time.

If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars

Ellen DeGeneres@TheEllenShow

If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars

3:06 AM - 03 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. This tiny tweet that used to hold the record.

10. The times Brian Acton tweeted about being turned down by both Facebook and Twitter. 5 years later Acton sold Whatsapp to Facebook for $19 Billion.

Facebook turned me down. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people. Looking forward to life's next adventure.

Brian Acton@brianacton

Facebook turned me down. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people. Looking forward to life's next adventure.

8:14 PM - 03 Aug 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

Got denied by Twitter HQ. That's ok. Would have been a long commute.

Brian Acton@brianacton

Got denied by Twitter HQ. That's ok. Would have been a long commute.

8:39 PM - 23 May 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. That time the Phoenix team found water on Mars.

Are you ready to celebrate? Well, get ready: We have ICE!!!!! Yes, ICE, *WATER ICE* on Mars! w00t!!! Best day ever!!

MarsPhoenix@MarsPhoenix

Are you ready to celebrate? Well, get ready: We have ICE!!!!! Yes, ICE, *WATER ICE* on Mars! w00t!!! Best day ever!!

1:14 AM - 20 Jun 08ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. That time an astronaut sent the first tweet from space.

Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station -- the 1st live tweet from Space! :) More soon, send your ?s

TJ Creamer@Astro_TJ

Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station -- the 1st live tweet from Space! :) More soon, send your ?s

8:13 AM - 22 Jan 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. That time the curiosity rover landed on Mars and got sassy.

I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!! #MSL

Curiosity Rover@MarsCuriosity

I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!! #MSL

6:32 AM - 06 Aug 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. That time we fell really in love for real with Commander Chris Hadfield.

@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you tweeting from space? MBB

@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we're detecting signs of life on the surface.

Chris Hadfield@Cmdr_Hadfield

@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we're detecting signs of life on the surface.

9:32 PM - 03 Jan 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. That time a climber sent the first tweet from the summit of Everest. (Larsen's tweet was the first, not this one by Kenton Cool, as many believe.

Everest summit! -Sent with @DeLormeGPS Earthmate PN-60w

Eric Larsen@ELexplore

Everest summit! -Sent with @DeLormeGPS Earthmate PN-60w

8:07 AM - 15 Oct 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. That time a student tweeted about being arrested in Egypt, which led to his release after friends raised the alarm.

17. That time Lance Armstrong played Cards Against Humanity.

Just another night of playing Cards Against Humanity...

Lance Armstrong@lancearmstrong

Just another night of playing Cards Against Humanity...

6:16 AM - 18 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. One of several hundered times we fell in love with Anna Kendrick.

Ugh - NEVER going to a Ryan Gosling movie in a theater again. Apparently masturbating in the back row is still considered "inappropriate"

Anna Kendrick@AnnaKendrick47

Ugh - NEVER going to a Ryan Gosling movie in a theater again. Apparently masturbating in the back row is still considered "inappropriate"

6:45 PM - 14 Jan 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. And finally not the real George RR Martin, but pretty epic nonetheless...

I don't know why I wasn't invited, I'm great at weddings... @KimKardashian @kanyewest

George RR Martin@GeorgeRRMartin_

I don't know why I wasn't invited, I'm great at weddings... @KimKardashian @kanyewest

3:25 PM - 25 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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