Biggest Events of the Year 2016

The Top Ten

1 2016 Presidential Election

I was not expecting Trump to win - TwilightKitsune

Nor were most, including myself, as Election Day grew near. But so far I'm very glad he did. - Billyv

Which trump has won. - Therandom

Trump won - Hey1tsme

2 2016 Summer Olympics

Give Team USA a pat on the back for another job well done at the Summer Olympic Games. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

3 North Korea Conducts Its Fifth and Reportedly Biggest Nuclear Test
4 Egyptair Flight 804 Crashes with 66 People on Board
5 The World Health Organization Announces an Outbreak of the Zika Virus
6 Nasa Launches Osiris-Rex
7 The US and China, Together Ratify the Paris Global Climate Agreement.
8 The UK votes in a referendum to leave the European Union

This was the year the UK gained their independence. - 654o6t04

9 Three Coordinated Bombings in Brussels, Belgium
10 The Maldives withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations

The Contenders

11 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Shot Down by a Buk Missile
12 Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Very appropriate and well deserved for lifetime achievement. - Billyv

13 Orlando Nightclub Shooting
14 The Brazilian Senate Votes to Impeach the President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff.
15 UEFA Euro 2016
16 Prince, David Bowie, and Leonard Cohen All Die
17 November 14 Supermoon

It was the closest moon in almost 70 years. and won't be matched for another 18 years.

18 The Gotthard Base Tunnel is opened
19 Muhammad Ali Dies
20 'Breadwinners' Was Cancelled by Nickelodeon.
21 Release of Captain America: Civil War
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