Top 10 Most Terrible Events In History

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1
The Holocaust
I have ancestors who were Belgian resistance some were horrifically tortured and put in camps my grandad fought to stop it as well but some didn't survive I offer my condolences to the victims
What I hate so much about it is that all those people who died were innocent. What did they ever do to Hitler? To top it all, teachers keep telling you and making you read books about it... -. -
I can't say that a moment in the history was worse than other, but many jews that day. And what is the worst? Some Jews are discriminated in our times! (I'm saying this and I ain't Jewish)

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2World War ll
Shows how crazy humanity is and how far one man would go to gain power even if it means killing millions of innocent people.
These are some Allied countries that have lost soldiers and civilians
Soviet Union - over 8 million Civilians - over 18 millions
Uk - 423,467 Civilians - 67,122
USA - 405,399 Civilians - 1,737
Poland - 242,254 Civilians - over 5 million
France - 219,345 Civilians - 350,566
Australia - 74,915 Civilians - 13,781
Canada - 45,408
Denmark - 2,166 Civilians - 1,189
India - 87,621 Civilians - over 2 million
Philippine - 58,421 Civilians - over 2 million
New Zealand - 11,988
South Africa - 11,919
Netherlands - 17,588 civilians - 245,716
Belgium - 12,258 Civilians - 75,814
Greece - 35,566 Civilians - 305,098
Norway - 3,444 Civilians - 6,586
it's so terrible they keep little quilts with them in battle
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39/11 World Trade Center Attacks
I was in kindergarten when it happened. I didn't understand then, but every time they show the footage of everything on September 11th each year, I break out crying. I don't know how someone could hurt a country like that. They'd have to be just... Depressed and evil. Its pathetic.

mskenziecullen

I was in school in 5th grade when it happened. I wasn't even in the USA. I was in the Dominican Republic. The principal of the school did let us all out early, and no one knew why. Then when I got home at 11:00am I realized something was wrong. In the Dominican Republic every street was empty... I WAS SO scared! I did not know why. Then I got home and I thought the world was going to end... I just hope God does not allow something like that to happen again... :(
I remember this when I was 7, even though I live in Australia I still think its the worst thing that's happened in history.

dragon13304

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4Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
How this event was ranked below 9/11 is beyond me... I guess perhaps because the attacks on the trade center and the others were so recent. But a terrible 3000 casualties, as opposed to an instantaneous erradication of an unthinkable 200, 000 plus countless people and animals left irratiated, seems an unrealistic comparison.
Don't hate me for this but, unlike many others I believe this should be under 9/11... America dropped the bombs to end a war that was killing a lot more than the ones who died from the bombs, they had to or many more would have died. Japan was not giving up and this was the last step for it to end... Besides after the war America actually made Japan what it is today! They re built everything and introduced industry and technology to Japan
The lesson learned in this awful event is that innocent people die because of the corruption started by their leaders. Nuclear bombs should never be used again.
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5World War I
Watched a movie schindler's list.. I am shocked to see what the Jews have been through...
I think this list is better then the real list
This should be on the one of the top ones
My list
1. Holocaust
2. WW2
3. Atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
4. WW1
5. Indian ocean tsunami and earthquake
6. 9/11
7. Vietnam
8. Syria civil war
9. The Armenia genocide
10. Chemical weapon attack in Syria

6The Black Plague
the blackplage killed one 3rd
of the known poppulation
It's bad enough when humans kill each other, but when something humans's can't control kills them it's even scarier.
Event with highest death toll ever
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7The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ
People if this never happened we would all perish after our bodies die. Our body is just a machine. If Jesus never died we would not be able to go to heaven.

anewman

Your quote best-thing-die-worst-thing-kill, visitor, is so very profound! I loved it!

HezarioSeth

We don't even know if this even happened and wasn't this a good thing
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8Sinking of the Titanic
There were over 2000 people on that ship only 710 survived
Not heard of the others!
I love titanic. This is very sad because so many people lost there lives and how the titanic sank... It broke into 2 pieces SO SAD
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9Sandy Hook Shooting
This event tore me up inside as a parent! This event should at least be in the top ten if not the top 5!
This is the most tragic in 2012 so see those children had to lose there lives
God, I just wish we could go back in time and stop this event. So many parents lives have been ruined.
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10Pearl Harbor Attack
This to me is the saddest moment in history for me. It just brings me almost to my knees to hear the stories and back story's in this tragic day!
Pearl Harbor was one of a very sad moment. One minute you are walking the next thing you know your city is being bombed
SO SAD I could almost cry

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11The Slave Trade
How the hell the slave trade isn't number 1 is beyond me. a wicked evil act for over 400 years because of ones skin colour...
America has a lot to ask forgiveness for. Slavery was beyond most peoples grasp. It was far worst than film is able to reveal.
They died because of there skin colour
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12Hurricane Katrina
It caused SO much destruction!

13Haiti Earthquake
well I'm from haiti and a lot of my family members died
This was so tragic and so sad 2 many people lost their lives in this horiible event I just want 2 say thanx 2 all the volluntears who helped find survivers=[
This was a sad event, but I don't think that nature is evil

14The Vietnam War
What happened with Agent Orange (likely the most toxic chemical produced) and other chemical mixtures cannot be forgotten. It's affected children in Vietnam, not just people here in the United States.
Matthew 24:7 Nations will fight against other nations.
Military casualties
South Vietnam - 313,294 wounded - over 1 million
United States - 58,227 woundered - 303,644
South Korea - 5,099 wounded - 10,962
Australia - 3,129 wounded - 9,655
Thailand - 351 wounded - 1,358
New Zealand - 41 wounded - 203
Philippines - 9 wounded - 62

15The Great Depression
My Mum and dad were young when this happend and they told me abought how my Mum's Mum almost died in it. I told my mum abought when we learned anought it in school and she burst into tears and then she told me anought how her mum died. I burst into tears also. Then my dad came in and started snogging my mum! I almos puked though.
well it was... great depresing! so sad! they were so poor! :( SAD= THE GREAT DEPRSION
I that your mum was a great person. the end
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16Boston Marathon Bombings

17The Crusades
Absolutely pointless. The Crusades were multiple mass murders (a better word for war), between two religions who believed in the same God pretty much. After all both of their holy books told them to love their enemies.

18Rwanda Genocide
Almost 1 million people murdered in such a small amount of time... How is this not on the top ten list. Women, children, all murdered. Pregnant mothers having their stomachs sliced open and their unborn children butchered. And the world just watched...
I believe Clinton said it was the worse decision of his career not to help, and as the T.V. News people said, people would find it sad, then look the other way, which is just what they did. No one called it genocide at the time because then they would have to help... But we're willing to admit the truth now that the horrible reality has passed for the most part.
How is this not number 1? 800,000 people were killed in 100 days. The Holocaust's number of deaths in that time is small by comparison. And Belgium shamelessly left them to die.
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19The Chernobyl Disaster
WHAT! Why isn't this in the top 10 the contaminated area won't be inhabitable for at least 300 years, come on people. The radiation fallout affected the whole of Europe. There's a reason it is called the 'Worst nuclear disaster in history'.

ShadowArceus736

This killed many people and left radiation to kill even more creatures, plus its super creepy

20The Nanking Massacre
This is just plain awful. Beheading men. Having contest fighting for who ever gets 100 kills first. Raping thousands of women and girl then just stabbing their V. What an awful merciless act on the Chinese.

2126/11 Attack On India
Worst Dates Of All Time - 26/11 & 9/11

tayal5001


22Oklahoma City Bombing

23Virginia Tech Massacre

24Queensland 2011 Floods
This catastrophe costed the government a lot of money, but the most traumatising event is obviously the deaths and lost homes.
I live in Queensland and my house got flooded and 38 people died but I would not say that it's one of the saddest times in history

25Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami
I was in Thailand when the tsunami happened I was 15 years old I lost my 2 younger brothers there names were Simon who was 9 and the other brother was could casey he was 6, I was in hospital for 4 mouth because I lost my leg and had and cuts on my face and back and stomach and I saw lots of dead people so I no how devastating it was so it would be in the top 10
Boxing day tsunami should be number 2 it took 250 000 life's and the titanic took 1500 life's
The destruction of this event is still seen in the southern coast of Sri Lanka.
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26Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Revelation 16:3 The second angel poured out his bowl on the sea. Then the sea
became blood like. Every living thing in the sea died.

thousands of fish and other sea critters dieing


27The Armenian Genocide
This event was basically the reason why all other genocides, including Holocaust, even started.
Muslims killing all the christians, disgrace!
This was the Holocaust before the Holocaust and worse than the Holocaust.
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28Bloody Sunday 1971

29Holodomor
9/11 World Trade Center Attacks = 2,996 deaths = third place.

Holodomor = 2.4 - 7.5 million deaths = not even in the list.

It's crazy how many people don't know about this
More people should Google this... Russia's Stalin starved millions of Ukrainians for a decade between WWI and WWII in the Soviet Union.

301900s British Attack On India

31Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Kennedy would done lots of good things if he wasn't shot. Every good politician gets shot: Robert Kennedy (His brother), JFK, and Abraham Lincoln.
If jfk wasn't killed lots of stuff may have been prevented such as Vietnam and possibly even 9/11

32Chile Earthquake

33The Stolen Generation
Thousands of Australian Aboriginal children stolen from the government, some could not you there family's for years and some never seen there family again
This last for 55 years 1909 - 1964, took thousands of Australian aboriginal children taking there culture away and there family, sum didn't see there family for years and some never saw there family again.
Horrible, racism to Australian Aboriginal have been bad and they took there childhood and can not live there peoples WAIS
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34The 7/7 Attacks on London

351984 anti-Sikh riots
Yes, thousands of innocent Sikhs were killed for no fault of theirs. Police simply watched & political parties instigated for killings. Very strange but true.

36The Japan Earthquake
The Japan earthquake and tsunami was indescribable. I was age 10 when it happened, seeing so many buildings, house, boats, cars being swept away. I never had seen anything so terrifying. Then after the tsunami nuclear power plants exploded. It was very frightening. I don't see why this is so low under the top 10 list.

37Columbine Massacre

38Colorado Movie Theater Shooting
Its is very sad while I know that it isn't the worst I live there and every body was sad and I couldn't believe I lived here when it happened (pray for them souls)

39Guimaras Oil Spill

40Spanish Inquisition
... seriously? I mean this may have occured centuries ago but we're talking about extermination of entire civilizations here. The holocaust was terrible but the Jewish population is still around today. If this isn't one of mankind's most barbaric events, I don't know what is.

41Syrian Civil War
18 march 2011 protests started against the government
100,000+ civilians Killed : This is a United Nations estimate. The UN believes the actual toll may be much higher as many deaths are not reported.
1.8 Million refugees;
Chemical weapons used against civilians
Air force destroyed cities
Tanks destroyed villages

khalilof

Bashar al-Assad has brutally cracked down on anti-government protesters, resulting in the deaths on 90,000+. The situation is still going on.

42Darwin Bombing
It was one of the weirst bombings in WW2
13,781 Australian civilians died in WW2
Darwin was the most destructive killing lots and lots of others towns got bombed
Darwin - 6,901
Cape York - 2,539
Townsville - 1,253
Cairns - 1,065
Wyndham - 955
Broome - 942
Sydney boat attacks - 929
Karratha - 791
Port headland - 769
Just to name some

43Slavery of the Jews in Egypt

44Middle East War
9/11 2,996 died
Middle Eastern hundreds of thousands died

45Justin Bieber was born
It was a terrible time for the whole of earth, it will continue to be remembered as a sad time for men and women combined.
That day led to millions of people to die...
That is not funny some people take this stuff very seriously. (Nah I'm jk laugh out loud)

46Winnipeg General Strike

47Famine In Ethiopia

482008 Sichuan Earthquake

49Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse

501985 Mexico City Earthquake

511921 Destruction of Black Wall Street
Far worse than OKC bombing

52Battle of Gettysburg

53Kenya Mall Shooting

542012 Aurora Theater Shooting

55Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
This is worse than JK because is was thought to be the best president of the United States and freed the black race.

56Nelson Mandela's Death
He was a great man change history

57Black Saturday Bushfires
In Victoria, Australia one of the worst fires in record killed 173 people and destroyed 2,029 houses killed lots of bush land and animals

58Waco Texas
This should've been top 20

59Execution of Christians in the Middle East
Hundred of thousands have died because of religion

602002 Bali Bombings
202 people died in affected Indonesia & Australia a lot

61American Japanese Holocaust
Germany wasn't the only ones. We killed thousands. But you won't see it in your government mandated textbooks.

62Japanese, Danish and Norwegian whaling
No living been should suffer of science and for fun

63Massacres in Volhynia

64Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
In New York, 1911

65Boston Molasses Disaster

66Ghouta Chemical Attack

67Kent State Shootings
The slaughter of innocent students by their own government and neighbors.

68Santa Maria Tragedy in Brazil

691918 Influenza Pandemic
Killed more people than the just-concluded WW1.

70End of the Last Ice Age
Around 12,000 years ago, all of that water that had been trapped as ice was freed up, raising sea levels hundreds of feet and drowning all coastal settlements and even those not that close.
Probably responsible for the many various ancient "flood" mythologies.
This was a good thing

71St. Francis Dam Disaster
Los Angeles flooding killed around 2,000 people 100 years ago.

72Sinking of Britannic

73Munich Massacre
Fail rescue mission
Nine people died
And it was the first time Germany held the Olympics without Nazis

74Government Shutdown of 2013
Scared the hell out of me I was only 13 when this happened.

75Kristallnacht

76Ukraine Crisis 2014
This is terrible, every country didn't do hardly anything and they are doing a lot for Iraq which we have help once before and it didn't work. And country against country is worse then civil war and it is Russia one the supper powers

77MH17 Malaysia Airline Plane Shot down

78Catholic Child Sex Abuse

799/11 Pentagon Attack

80Dungan Revolt

81Rape of Belgium
Seriously horrible. :( sad emoticon.

82Getting a mac
Owning a mac has led to thousands of suicides world wide. It is widely considered as one of the most influential evil acts that have occurred in recent times. The chances of getting one that does not end up breaking within a year is next to non. Sent by mac
Getting a mac is so much worse than ^
I had a mac once
Big mistake...
Those were sad times

83Death of Tim Samaras

84Execution of Anne Boleyn

85Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79

86Jonestown Suicides

87Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

88Death of Heath Ledger

89Death of Robin Williams

90Khmer Rouge Regime

91Battle of Okinawa
Mass suicide! Very brutal

92La Violencia

93Hurricane Sandy
A tree almost broke my whole roof!

94Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting

95Clackamas Town Center Shooting

96Brazil Elementary School Shooting

97Colorado High School Shooting

98Los Angeles International Airport Shooting
This one's not a big deal. Only One Person was killed. But still it's terrible. Good thing the suspect didn't kill himself or else there would be no justice.

99The Trail of Tears
I think this was so hypocritical and unfair!

100Michael Jackson's Death
He was talented, but I liked him better black, if you catch my drift.

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