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.

This is one of the most horrible tragedies in America. It shocked the entire nation and even the entire world. 19 Terrorists hijacked 4 planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. 3,000 people died in it all. - JoeBoi

9/11 was an absolute tragedy. And to think it had to happen in 2001. What a Hell of a way to kick off the new millenium. I envy everyone in the future, who's going to be born in the 22nd century, because nobody should have to live in a tragic time period, such as this.

Sad, people are still dying today from it's radiation - HulkSmash55555

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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.

Should be higher than Michael Jackson

This should be higher because it is a major thing that many people died in

Should be higher on the list

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3 Michael Jackson dies

Michael Jackson was easily one of the biggest inspirations out there and to this day he still continues to amaze people with his love and passion for music

Child predator but okay

I like turtles I don't like Michael jackson

Michael Jackson was amazing

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4 2008 Mumbai Attacks

This should definitely be higher than michael molester up there

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

India has never face any terrosism since 30 years. This mumbia attack suprsied indians that a scale of such an attack could really happen

HAHAAHA *sarcasm*

5 Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina? more like hurricane Tortilla

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


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

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6 The Economy Collapses

Thanos says "I AM INNEVITABLE" then IRON MAN SNAPS his fingers after saying to thanos "I AM IRON MAN"
kapush thanos and his army turn to dust*

Obama did it! - HulkSmash55555

Why isn't it higher on the list?

This was important

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7 Election of Barack Obama

I would vote for a black president if I agreed with his politics, but Obama is a socialist idiot - HulkSmash55555

Barack Obama gave me the n-pass

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's death. This changed the face of America (for the better).

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8 2009 Iran Protests

That's interesting...



9 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.

Chicken fries have continued to influence culture in America and can be considered one of the most important events in WORLD history.

McDonald says hi

Did a presentation on this topic

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10 Boston Marathon Bombing

The Boston Bombing was in 2013, which is NOT in the 2000s. - JoeBoi

I love how this is after Burger King Chicken Fries, and Youtube Forms. - Sky_Koutarou

I love how this is after Burger King Fried Chicken.

Wow increadible

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The Contenders

11 Green River Killer Captured

Ladys and gentlemen we got him

This is a fudging T.V. series how is this important? lmao

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

How tf do u kill a river lmao

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12 Africa's Population Reaches 1 Billion

1 billion infected with ebola - jwg_2002


13 BTK Captured

BTK was a serial killer, Dennis Rader.

Who is BTK? You mean bin laden?

14 Michael Jackson Molestation Trial

Id let him molest me

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


That’s a lil sus no lie

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15 Pluto.No longer a planet.

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

Very important


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

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16 Cave of the Crystals First Discovered


umm wrong

17 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


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18 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)

Big change for us europeans

Guys that's great

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

19 Death of Bin Laden

This belongs here it’s in the 2000s

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

This was in 2011 so this shouldn't even be on here. - JoeBoi

He was a great man

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20 Tsunami in East Asia

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!



We should go to war with the sea for that

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21 Disney Bought Marvel Entertainment

I love captain america



Bad decision on their behalf to be honest

22 War On Terror

War war war just terrible

Kill those terrorrist

23 YouTube Forms


This is so important YouTube helped shape the world today!


So dope broseph

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24 Ronald Reagan dies

Good, finally

He was the best president this country ever had

I'm sorry for your loss

A truly great man. An even greater president.

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25 Water Is Found On the Moon

I think they mean mars

It fake I want to see proof

That's so cool!

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!

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26 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

27 The 2000 Election in Florida


28 Johnny Cash Dies

Rest in peace Johnny and watch and wait for redemption day

My parents love him! I wish he was alive.

So sad, miss that guy. Met him once

dam son

29 Outbreak of Ebola (2014-2015)

no u

What? No, the Ebola Outbreak was in 2014, even the name shows the dates so it’s obvious. - JoeBoi

Not in 2000s - MrCoolC


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30 Dick Cheney Shoots Friend

no u

What a dick

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

Why the Bush Administration (W. Bush) is horrible

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31 The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy Was Released

muy epic

32 Marvel NOW! Begins





33 Glee Premiere (2009)

Honestly the best thing ever

Changed my life completely

Changed my life for the better, and the worst

The only important event

34 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

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. : )

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

It was fake

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

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35 The beginning of Bionicle

very cool

Bionicles are yummy

Bionicle was sick

Childhood at its finest, although I'm not sure that it should be above shootings and stuff. Bionicle was lit though

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36 Lakers win their 15th championship
37 DC Comics Starts New 52

Hey shut up its good

No, not important


38 Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

That was in 2011, so this shouldn't be on here along with Sandy Hook or the Boston Bombing. - JoeBoi

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

They are goals - n

Hey they spelt her name wrong! WITH A K PEOPLE

39 November 26, 2008


Happy birthday man!

Hey that's my birthday! LOL

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

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40 Plane Lands In Hudson River

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

41 Lebron Wins a Ring

His 20th wedding ring - jwg_2002

42 Pope John Paul II Dies
43 Tool Released Lateralus

Great album

Probably the greatest album of all time!



44 Kony 2012
45 Eminem Releases the Marshall Mathers LP


One of his less liked eps

46 Shaq Retires

I wonder if this was when he became a flat earther...

He will be missed. love you SHAQ!

47 Typhoon Yolanda

I have no idea what this is

48 Titanic: The Legend Goes on Was Released

Go into Poundland one day in the 2000s. Lol a cartoon Titanic movie.

I can not think of anything more important

This is very important indeed.

49 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

50 Celtics Win Their 17th Championship

For one reason they win
Because they

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