Top Ten Worst Days In Human History


The Top Ten

1 September 11th, 2001

This is a very shocking event. This is why we are very concerned about the Middle East. Not for no reason because we are idiots. - Pony

The thing about Sept 11th is it was so out of the blue and totally unexpected. It was very sick and extremely evil. Those terrorist murderers were twisted deranged monsters. There were babies and small kids on those planes who lost their lives for nothing. No one jumped from the building, they were pushed or they jumped rather than slowly burn in horrific heat.

There is one major aspect of 9/11 separating it from any other horrifying event in human history. The whole world watched it's death and destruction live.

Perhaps the worst day of my generation. Seeing thousands of lifes destroyed on live T.V. in disbelief and with impotence. This event further formed our world as it is, with the fear of terror, the abandonment of privacy and the endless war on terror with all its lost.

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2 September 1st, 1939

To be honest, this day is worse than 9/11. More people were killed, plus this is when World War 2 started. - Minecraftcrazy530

Many innocent people died without a say or hesitation. Most died through horrific events. WWII is still the worst - and will be for a long time.

Why the hell is 9/11 first? This day started World War 2 and that was much worse.

McNugget Munchers got 9/11 to first. Shoot up a school - Puga

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3 June 28th, 1914

Horrible, horrible day. The day that Franz Ferdinand was shot, leading to World War I, World War II, the Cold War, the rise of communism and fascism, the indirect deaths of 50-100 million, the creation of the atomic bomb, need I say more? This day sucked.

4 January 30th, 1933

Hitler becoming Kanzler. The beginning of a nightmare.

5 October 29th, 1929

The Great Depression caused many people to sell all their possessions and sadly a women had to sell her children.

6 August 6th, 1945

140,000 lost their lives in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Statistically, the number one worst single mass killing in history.

Considered to be the start of the Cold War which terrorised civilians for over 40 years. - JamesNicholls

From this date the humanity, simply, stopped to be

August 6th is my birthday - 2storm

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7 December 7th, 1941

Bad for the Unitd States, but a good day for the rest of the free world. - PetSounds

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8 June 26th, 2015

What happened on June 26?

This is not terrible at all


Gay marriage was made legal in the U.S.

9 November 1st, 1955

What happen on this day

10 April 24th, 1915

Armenian Genocide... It happened a century ago during which over 1.5 million Armenians were killed and many countries still deny it... #StopTheDenial #We'llNeverForget - Fan_of_Good_Music

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The Contenders

11 March 1st, 1994

Enough with the Bieber jokes jeez

Justin Bieber was born.

The day that music died. - RiverClanRocks

The day that an annoying singer was born

12 February 3rd, 1945

The siege of Manila by the Japanese started. - ethanmeinster

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13 June 6th, 666


14 January 23rd, 1556
15 November 9th, 1938

Kristallnacht. It's a horrible thing to think about for just about anyone. - higgsboson2142

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16 December 14th, 2012

20 Kids And 6 Adults Died In Some Random Elementary School

17 November 22nd, 2013

The day the Xbox one came out - htoutlaws2012

This day was awesome

Super Mario 3D World was released as well

18 April 20th, 1999

Sandy hook is overrated the 2011 norway attacks and Oklahoma city bombing and columbine were worst because that's the one that started it all

Columbine high school massacre.

This happened nine days after I was born!

19 July 7th, 2005

The London attacks happened.

20 November 13th, 2015
21 May 5th, 1818
22 November 22nd, 1963

John F.Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.

23 October 1st, 2017

The Vegas shooting happened. - Aha223

24 January 5th, 2015

Wrong, he died in 2016 - Aha223

The day David Bowie died.

25 March 14th, 2018

Why Stephen Hawking and not Justin Bieber?

Why did it have to be Stephen Hawking who died and not Justin Bieber? :(

The day Stephen Hawking died, and he was 76.
He was one of the greatest scientists who ever lived and made us understand more about the known universe.

R.I.P. 1942-2018.

26 March 8th, 2014
27 August 25th, 2012

Indeed, the modern era's greatest person passed from our presence on this day.
Everything we do is of zero interest to the coming millennia, with the exception of the first time a human being left the planet and walked on another world.

28 April 19th, 1995

This day is worst the day sandy hook happened seriously sandy hook is overrated

This was so sad the bombing that killed 168 people

This event is overshadowed by 9/11.

The Oklahoma City bombing.

29 April 20th, 1889

A good day to the world. The world never exploded.

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30 December 26th, 1893

Mao Zedong was born that day

Mao killed 60 million of his own people.
Should be #1.

31 June 6th, 2006
32 April 26th, 1986

Chernobyl Disaster.

33 June 25th, 2009

This should be number one, because without question everyone knows why this is indeed the saddest day ever...

The death of Michael Jackson (Farrah Fawcett too).

34 June 12th, 2016

The day America experienced its deadliest shooting, which was in Orlando, so sad.

The day America experienced the Orlando shooting, the second deadliest shooting in the country behind Las Vegas in 2017.

35 April 15th, 1912

When the Titanic sank, shocking the whole world forever.

36 December 27th, 2016

The day Carrie Fisher died, the actress who did Leia in Star Wars.
We'd never thought we'd lose one of the greatest stars so suddenly.

37 September 20th, 2017

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and knocked out all power, life as we know it there is doomed.

38 February 12th, 1809
39 June 23rd, 1993
40 September 15th, 1066

Slight date error, this should be October 14, 1066, which was the Battle of Hastings.

Although the names were different back then, what happened was that the "French" defeated the "Britons" in battle, then permanently took over rule, and they have not left since!

Slightly more than "slight" error.
The "French" did not defeat the "Britons."
It was not a battle between Franks and Celts.
It was the defeat of the Saxons, a Germanic tribe, by the Normans, descendants of Vikings.
Truth is, all of these peoples were fairly closely related in antiquity, somewhat less so by the time of the Norman Conquest.

41 May 22nd, 1960
42 July 4th, 2000

The day Titanic: The Legend Goes On was released.

43 March 10th, 1957

Osama Bin Laden was born today

44 December 18th, 1878

Joseph Stalin was born.

Stalin killed more than 20 million of his own people.
Should be way higher.

45 April 8th, 2014

The day on which Microsoft killed Windows XP

46 February 3rd, 1999

By far the worst day for Minecraft but not the worst day in history

One day that will remain sad if you play Minecraft, Doom or Grand Theft Auto. R.I.P Jenkins

47 June 6th, 1313
48 August 21st, 2014

The release of "Anaconda".

49 May 25th, 1916
50 October 1st, 2015

Umpqua Community College shooting. - NicholasYellow

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1. September 11th, 2001
2. June 26th, 2015
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