Most Important Events of the 2000s

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

I was born 9-6-2000 so 2001 is pretty scary for me.

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2 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.

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

Yes did a project about it very tragic

This is a major event tots

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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


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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

This is a HUGE part of history, number 4 isn't going to get it!

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5 Haiti Earthquake

The Haiti earthquake killed many people and destroyed many homes luckily lots of countries chipped in to help by bringing them food and water it is a natural disaster.

This was a HUGE deal. SO many people died and all around the world people came together to help. This was such a major event. Why is this so low on the list?

This was a big deal


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



7 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, ITS NOT.


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.

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

So sad, miss that guy

Fake science. 0/10

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9 The Economy Collapses

economy in America is dying

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

Why isn't it higher on the list?

Huge impact

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10 7 July 2005 London Bombings

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


The Contenders

11 The Virginia Tech Mass Shooting

Shows the advancement in the technology

12 Green River Killer Captured V 2 Comments
13 War On Terror V 2 Comments
14 Ronald Reagan dies

He was the best president this country ever had

A truly great man. An even greater president.

I'm sorry for your loss

Sala fudu pancho mar ga

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15 Michael Jackson Molestation Trial

He didn't do it

Had a good outcome

16 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)

V 1 Comment
17 The 2000 Election in Florida V 1 Comment
18 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

I love chicken fries!


V 4 Comments
19 Dick Cheney Shoots Friend

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


oh no

That's mean

20 Johnny Cash Dies

My parents love him! I wish he was alive.

So sad, miss that guy. Met him once

dam son

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