Most Important Events of the 2000s

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

The Top Ten Most Important Events of the 2000s

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.

I remember it well a thing as barbaric as that will stick in my mind. All terrorist attacks are horrible but it's the way they did using planes and unsural way of commuting a terrorist attack

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.

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

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.

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

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

Should be higher than Michael Jackson

3 Michael Jackson dies

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

Michael Jackson was amazing and cute until he had plastic surgery for no reason

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

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.

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.

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

Well its pretty important
so yeah.

5 Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina? more like hurricane Tortilla

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

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

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.

6 Election of Barack Obama

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

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

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

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.

7 2009 Iran Protests

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

That's interesting...

Obama screwed up this one


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.

This event really changed the world and our future. with out this Americas economy would be going down hill and the great depression would happen again.

Wow the world is changing with this amazing event it has impacted life's

This should be #1. Like who cares about some stupid number, like what does 911 even mean

9 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*

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.

10 Boston Marathon Bombing

This was an attack that shocked the world because of how they caught everyone off guard.

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

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

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

The Contenders

11 Africa's Population Reaches 1 Billion

1 billion infected with ebola - jwg_2002

12 Green River Killer Captured

Ladys and gentlemen we got him

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

How tf do u kill a river lmao

got hem

13 BTK Captured

Who is BTK? You mean bin laden?

BTK was a serial killer, Dennis Rader.

This guy was not a nice guy.

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

14 Cave of the Crystals First Discovered

Hey guys just found diamonds in minecraft, jealousss?

We have a diamond pickaxe. We have retrieved 12 obsidian and only need two more. WE'RE GOING TO THE NETHER! - 0w0uwu

Thomas likes men


umm wrong

15 Michael Jackson Molestation Trial

Id let him molest me

He was daddy wym

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

He didn't do it

16 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

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

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?!

Fake science. 0/10

17 Death of Bin Laden

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

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

18 Saddam Hussein Captured

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

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


19 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! 🙃

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

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.

21 Disney Bought Marvel Entertainment

Marvel was amazing either way, long live iron man

Bad decision on their behalf to be honest

I love captain america

Cousin loves black panther

22 YouTube Forms

This is so important YouTube helped shape the world today!


23 Water Is Found On the Moon

That's really cool I didn't know that

That doesn't sound right

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

I think they mean mars

24 War On Terror

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

War war war just terrible

Kill those terrorrist

25 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


26 Ronald Reagan dies

He was the best president this country ever had

Good, finally

I'm sorry for your loss

A truly great man. An even greater president.

27 The 2000 Election in Florida


28 Johnny Cash Dies

My parents love him! I wish he was alive.

Rest in peace Johnny and watch and wait for redemption day

dam son

So sad, miss that guy. Met him once

29 Marvel NOW! Begins


#I am inevitable



30 Outbreak of Ebola (2014-2015)

Really? Why is this under "Marvel NOW! Begins? "

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

Major issue.

Not in 2000s - MrCoolC

31 The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy Was Released

muy epic

32 Dick Cheney Shoots Friend

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


33 The beginning of Bionicle

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

I give this an amen

Why is this not #1

Bionicle was sick

34 Glee Premiere (2009)

The only important event

Changed my life for the better, and the worst

The mean girls of the new decade

Honestly the best thing ever

35 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. : )

36 Lakers win their 15th championship

A damn sexy team

37 DC Comics Starts New 52

No, not important

Hey shut up its good


38 Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

Catherine is the CORRECT spelling of her name (NOT Katherine).

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

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

39 Plane Lands In Hudson River

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

Well, the pilot did save every soul on board

40 November 26, 2008

Hey that's my birthday! LOL

Happy birthday man!

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


41 Pope John Paul II Dies

Who's that

42 Lebron Wins a Ring

His 20th wedding ring - jwg_2002

43 Tool Released Lateralus

Probably the greatest album of all time!



Great album

44 Kony 2012


45 Titanic: The Legend Goes on Was Released

This is very important indeed.

I can not think of anything more important

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

46 Eminem Releases the Marshall Mathers LP


One of his less liked eps

47 Celtics Win Their 17th Championship

For one reason they win
Because they

48 Shaq Retires

He will be missed. love you SHAQ!

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

49 New Movie 3 Stooges Released On Big Screen

Its actually a big thing for the movie makers

Not such a big thing!

50 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

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