Most Important Events of the 2000s

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A list of the most important events from 2000-2009.

The Top Ten

1 September 11, 2001

This effected the world on a huge scale, look at what would not have happened if this didn't happen, this was a huge deal.

The tragic events on that day forever changed the way we look at terrorism. - ghmaster1354

Terrorism is bad for the world because it can wreck buildings famous places and they can kill many people now everbody knows that

So very sad I went to see the memory of the twin towers. if you have useful info on this event let me know. over 3000 people died so tragic. this moment won't be forgotten.

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2 Hurricane Katrina

My brothers teacher left new Orleans when it hit, sad to know she saw her home place get destroyed

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.

Yes did a project about it very tragic

Hurricane Katrina? more like hurricane Tortilla

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3 Michael Jackson dies

he's awesome and a lot of people looked up to him

He was such an inspiration

Which year did Michael Jackson die and by the way this is 5 ratings out of ten

He was a big inspiration

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4 Election of Barack Obama

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

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

I think we choose the right guy to be our president :) also I am a donkey so I look up to president Obama

Worst president ever. Terrible president... #Obamasucks

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5 Tsunami in East Asia

We should go to war with the sea for that

Should be higher

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, ITS NOT.

scoop woop

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6 Saddam Hussein Captured

Yep, I agree. This was significant. - HezarioSeth

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

yep

yes

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7 The Economy Collapses

Why isn't it higher on the list?

economy in America is dying

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

This was important

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8 Pluto.No longer a planet.

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... - MatrixGuy

SAD. Pluto is a GREAT little guy who doesn't deSERVE this DISCRIMINATION from those IDIOt SCIENTISTS over at WHO KNOWS WHERE. But we ALL know that Pluto is the BEST little guy you could EVER meet but! NO he is all ALONE thanks to those dudes over at NASA or wherever cause! PLUTO! My baby boy he just deserves more! #justiceforpluto! Who deserves to be a planet more than Pluto he's the BEST! DISSATISFIED, DISAPPOINTED, DISGUSTED

I love Pluto how could they do this it's a round thing like all other planets so I think it is considered a planet don't you agree?!

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.

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9 7 July 2005 London Bombings

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

yes

10 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. - jwg_2002

Shows the advancement in the technology

The Contenders

11 Burger King Creates Chicken Fries

Bless this great nation there has never been a finer invention in all of time God bless America praise Jesus Hallelujah good day too all enjoy the chicken fries

Without this I have no idea what we'd do

This was totally one of the most important things. *sarcasm*

The most memorable moment in history. changed my life forever. god bless America

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12 Green River Killer Captured

Really important moment not compared to the Unabomber or other serial killers

got hem

gotcha

How tf do u kill a river lmao

13 Michael Jackson Molestation Trial

Had a good outcome

He didn't do it

He was daddy wym

He is inocent

14 Euro Comes to Europe

The Euro was introduced to Europe in the 2000s now days many European countries use the Euro as their national money (Europe has Euro in it)

Guys that's great

Big change for us europeans

Now the entire Europe should become a one nation country! 🙃

15 2008 Mumbai Attacks
16 War On Terror

War war war just terrible

Kill those terrorrist

17 Ronald Reagan dies

He was the best president this country ever had

I'm sorry for your loss

A truly great man. An even greater president.

Such a hero

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18 The 2000 Election in Florida

hi

19 Africa's Population Reaches 1 Billion

1 billion infected with ebola - jwg_2002

no

20 Johnny Cash Dies

My parents love him! I wish he was alive.

So sad, miss that guy. Met him once

dam son

21 Dick Cheney Shoots Friend

I have no idea what this is about I wanna learn more about this

THIS WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING EVER

Why the Bush Administration (W. Bush) is horrible

That's mean

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22 YouTube Forms

So dope broseph

23 Water Is Found On the Moon

That's really cool I didn't know that

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

Woah. There could be life in the moon? - TeamRocket747

That doesn't sound right

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24 Death of Bin Laden

Bin laden meets the navy seals.

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

Haha stoopid osama bin laden your dead

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

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25 2009 Iran Protests
26 The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy Was Released
27 Glee Premiere (2009)

Changed my life for the better, and the worst

Honestly the best thing ever

Changed my life completely

The only important event

28 Outbreak of Ebola (2014-2015)

Major issue.

ebola...

Ebola NOOO

29 Boston Marathon Bombing

2013 is NOT in the 2000's. we're in a new decade now people, and half way through it.

DUDE! it's the same millennium: the 2000s! when you say "the 2000s," it implies the whole millennium!

We are talking about the decade 2000s not the whole milennium 2000-2009

It was a sad day:(

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30 Lakers win their 15th championship
31 DC Comics Starts New 52

lit

32 Plane Lands In Hudson River

Another plane crash... wow.. 2000s suck.. - TeamRocket747

33 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Its A big moment in history for all of those who have lost their children or siblings. Lets pray for all

It was a sad moment in life that we will all remember

This didn't happen in the 2000's. It happened in 2013.

This was awful and such a devastating ragedy. And I just want to say this. I saw someone say this didn't happen in the 2000's,well notice it says 2000's and not 2000. : )

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34 Tool Released Lateralus

Probably the greatest album of all time!

Great album

what

What

35 Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

I wasted hours of my life for this. Not my decision. But many people did too.

Hey they spelt her name wrong! WITH A K PEOPLE

They are goals - n

36 Lebron Wins a Ring

His 20th wedding ring - jwg_2002

37 Pope John Paul II Dies
38 Kony 2012
39 Marvel NOW! Begins
40 November 26, 2008

Hey that's my birthday! LOL

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

What was the point of this?

I turned 2. - PatrickStar3

41 Celtics Win Their 17th Championship

For one reason they win
Because they
ROCK!

42 Shaq Retires

He will be missed. love you SHAQ!

43 New Movie 3 Stooges Released On Big Screen

Its actually a big thing for the movie makers

Not such a big thing!

44 Eminem Releases the Marshall Mathers LP

One of his less liked eps

AMAZING ALBUM

45 Charlie Hebdo Shooting 2015
46 Les Paul Dies

All guitarists must know even if they don't like what he's done the classic les paul guitar, the best guitar on the market epiphone or gibson must be loved

47 Disney Bought Marvel Entertainment

Bad decision on their behalf to be honest

48 BTK Captured

Who is BTK? You mean bin laden?

BTK was a serial killer, Dennis Rader.

49 Typhoon Yolanda
50 Titanic: The Legend Goes on Was Released

This is very important indeed.

I can not think of anything more important

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