Top 10 Most Important Events of the 2000s

A list of the most important events from 2000-2009.
The Top Ten
1 September 11, 2001

A lot of people are very oblivious to the effects of 9/11. People will act like it's not important because of Death toll and will say "Hiroshima" or "Vietnam". Which to be fair, were very World changing events too. But 9/11 has had an chain reaction like impact on the world as impactful as the nukes dropped on Japan.

9/11 literally changed everything. The attacks were so horrifically genius and attacked us at a time we were mostly chillaxing. So much has happened since then. Not only in the United States have things changed, but the world. 9/11 mainly sparked wars, let terror organizations rise to prominence, politics have become more unstable, and others. But even little things can have a hint of 9/11 affection in it. Food, entertainment, medicine, Literature, philosophy, travel, everything has been effected by 9/11. It spread disease and asbestos throughout NYC and the state itself. It brought cultural change as well. While kind of vague, you'll noticed after 9/11, 90's culture really died. 9/11 was the real start of the 2000's.

9/11 and Hiroshima have had similar affects and noticeable similarities.

-both in-genius and horrific attacks on civilians
-have changed culture, consumerism, etc.
-started massive political storms in the world
-have changed wars and how they function

9/11 is the most important event of the 20th century, and one of the most important events in the history of the earth. You can say it's not as bad as the Japanese nukings, but the results are as impactful.

2 7 July 2005 London Bombings

This should definitely be higher that on persons death. You wouldn't put 9/11 under his death then why would you put this under him. Completely unacceptable.

Worst attack in Britain that ever happened! This should be at 2!

It's on a scale like America's 9/11 for Britain.

3 Michael Jackson Dies

Here lies the body of hit singer, Michael Jackson. He was an inspiration to all young artist. Michael Jackson, born a black man and died a white woman. May he Rest In Peace.

He was a good man also he could really dance good he was a perfect man I loved his music all I can say is he is awesome.

RIP Michael Jackson you will always stay in our hearts, you touched so many.

4 Hurricane Katrina

Well, I wouldn't exactly call it a major event, although, it did leave a huge impact on the world. It changed our way of resources and showed an ability of working together. I'm sure in some ways it can be a major event. It led the help of many people to work together to help the community.

Think about it, think about the millons of dollers spent helping New Orleans and how much this effected our country! Hurricane Katarina changed everything, mainly our responce to how to react to a natural desaster.

One of the deadliest hurricanes in history. Thousands died because of it and was very costly.

5 2008 Mumbai Attacks

It was when the same terrorist group that attacked in 2001 attacked Mumbai.

This event was truly sad. So many lives were lost that day.

It was a terrorized part or the world at the time.

6 Election of Barack Obama

Barack Obama elected as the president of the United States of America showed the whole world that minorities can also rule the world. It empowered, not the blacks themselves, but the soul of the African-Americans and other minority ethnic groups.

This should be higher than Michael Jackson dies... I think Michael Jackson dies should definitely be high up but this should be higher.

He was the first African American president! Huge event that should be recognized more.

7 The Economy Collapses

Because economy decides all our lives, if our economy falls we fall too.

This was a big part of the world and had everyone scared.

Why isn't it higher on the list?

8 Burger King Creates Chicken Fries

I still remember the day that I first tasted one. It seemed that they were discontinued for a few years, so they became a faint, but pleasant memory for me. Then, one day, I saw a billboard announcement that chicken fries were back. Nearly in tears, I called my father and told him the news. He began sobbing as he recalled the deep love that my mother had had for the fries.
I had a similar experience when I heard the announcement on early-morning radio that McDonald's would from then on be serving breakfast 24/7 at select locations. These are the events that I want to relive when I get to heaven.

If you didn't vote Burger King Creates Chicken Fries, then you don't believe in fast food.
Honestly, if this wasn't on the list, I would vote Bin Laden's death.
But chicken fries are more important than killing the most nefarious and probably in the top 10 worst real life villains in the world.
Foot lettuce meme is dead though
So maybe this wasn't the best vote

9 2009 Iran Protests

They were fighting for what's right but the bad people mad the bad choices.

10 Africa's Population Reaches 1 Billion
The Contenders
11 Green River Killer Captured
12 BTK Captured

It was a big capture that gave everyone a little relief.

This guy was not a nice guy.

13 Cave of the Crystals First Discovered

Thomas likes men

14 Michael Jackson Molestation Trial

This was at a time where harassment accusations are shocking. The Metoo Movement ruined all accusations.

He was found innocent on 14 counts. End of story.

Id let him molest me

15 Death of Bin Laden

So for those who think he is a great man you think its ok that he destroyed the twin towers and killed hundreds of Innocent people. you really think he is a good man knowing all of this

This gave everyone a piece of mind that they are a lot more safer with this man dead.

He died in 2011 so it makes no sense to put his death on here.

16 Pluto Demoted to Dwarf Planet

Pluto does not deSEREVE this. he IS a planet, not just in my heart but in everyone else's. This is so unessissary its sad (suck at spelling obviously) when I was a kid growing up pluto was my favorite planet, I always thought that it wouldn't leave me or make fun of me like the people I grew up with did and I would think of pluto as a friend. THis is complete DISCRIMINATION! I'm so dissapointed in thoes scientists.

No longer a planet to the human science. But something can't be denied from what it is, it is like you kick out somebody from the family.
Pluto is considered a dwarf planet from 2006 but it's still a planet...

But it is a planet, it just isn't recognized as one by scientists (sorry I can't spell). It doesn't matter what size it is it is still a planet if they said it was a planet they should stick to that option.

17 Saddam Hussein Captured

This is a pretty important event. Saddam was one of the most evil people of the 21st century so far. He gasses and commited genocide his own people. His capture helped bring justice to all the atrocities he committed as Iraq's dictator

This was also a big capture in which is saving a lot of people from more terrorist attacks.

Yep, I agree. This was significant.

18 Euro Comes to Europe

Guys that's great

19 Disney Bought Marvel Entertainment

I love captain america

20 Tsunami in East Asia

9/11 was bad, but did it ruin the lives of millions no, therefore this is a more tragic event. But oh well what can you do against patriotic oh look at me being smart invading countries that didn't need invading cause they got oil Americans who think the world is about them. GET A GRIP, IT'S NOT.

That's right, Michael Jackson's death is far more important than a tsunami not only kills 230.000 innocents souls in 14 different countries but also becoming the deadliest tsunami in history. THIS SHOULD BE 1!

It's an huge tsunami and all the place that eat the tsunami has been changed for the good of the peaple so I think that the tsunami is a dangerous attak from the sea.

21 YouTube Forms

This is so important YouTube helped shape the world today!

22 Water Found On the Moon

Actually Ice, and this leads people to believe that there could have been... are or could be life! (maybe there so small we can't see them) so cool MOON ALIENS!

Woah. There could be life in the moon?

Wow! I did not know that?!?!?! (Shocked)

23 War On Terror

The war on terror has been going on for ages and I don't think it will stop anytime soon.

24 The Virginia Tech Mass Shooting

He was a senior, and it was at the end of the year. That means this was a pretty savage senior prank.

25 Ronald Reagan Dies

A truly great man. An even greater president.

I'm sorry for your loss

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