Top Ten Worst Days

The Top Ten

1 September 11th, 2001 - 9/11 Attacks

I want to delete my comment so bad. I wanna live in the 80s, 90s, and 2000s. Too bad the delete comment got removed before I came here - Connor4808

I'm typing this on 9/11/15. This is a very sad day in American history, but is it really the worst day in world history? Absolutely not.

A little under 3,000 people died in 9/11, which sucks, but what about the events that started WWII, thus killing 6 million+ innocent Jewish people? What about natural disasters like the Japan tsunami (15,000+ dead), Haiti earthquake (100-316,000 deaths). Thumb me down all you want, but 9/11 just doesn't compare to those events. The reason it's #1 is because the majority of TheTopTens is American

I think people think it is because it was done by people, while the others were natural disasters. Even then, there's still the Hiroshima bombing.

Luckily I didn't live in New York. and I lived in texas. I wish I grew up in 1996-2016. but this one is the worst day of these years - ROBLOX Connor4808

Even though there are events where more people died, this event was depressing and plain sad. People in WWII died fighting for their country, and they were aware that death might occur, and disasters will obviously cause deaths. However, this catastrophe was completely unexpected, and nobody knew it was coming, it was on television, and it's remembered every year, really living an imprint on people everywhere.

2 September 3rd, 1939 - Britain and France Declare War on Germany

In dealing with Germany's invasion of Poland, instead of the Polish having to explain what happened in Danzig to the whole world, the British and French didn't care about the issue and proceeded to invading Germany because they didn't think anything reasonable about the Germans.

This is my moms b day! So sad for all the families

There was more people killed here than in 9/11

Killed more people then on 9/11.

3 September 1st, 1939 - WWII Starts With the German Invasion of Poland

Hitler is just awful! at least it didn't attack the USA because of Pearl Harbor. but that was good since USA might win the war while Hitler loses - ROBLOX Connor4808

With this date, WWII started. The worst war in the history of the world. Over 60 millions of people died. Both soldiers and innocent civilians. The world was devastated and Europe ended weak and exhausted, giving USA and Soviet Union possibility to take control of the states and that started another conflict - the Cold War. And the start of the worst war in history is lower than death of Michael Jackson?

So? The Polish were the first ones who caused atrocities on the German minority in Poland, more specifically Danzig. It's just natural for the Germans to invade Poland because of such actions.

Why is the death of drug addicted man above this

4 August 6th, 1945 - Atomic Bomb Dropped On Hiroshima

Terrifying. Humans can do whatever they want. They can drop nukes and all. Just comes to show we are the most dangerous beings on the planet. - SoongeBill


Why is the death of a drug addicted pop star is higher that this? This list is full of KIDS shows being aired and songs they don't like being released.

Sure, going after civilians is overkill, but it ended the war and was simply a warning shot, would you have preferred Tokyo?

Really? Michael Jackson's death is above this?

5 December 7th, 1941 - Attack on Pearl Harbor

I can't believe "Dora First Aired" AND "Doc McStuffins Premiers are BOTH higher than this! At least nobody died when Dora and Doc McStuffins first aired. Almost 2/3 of the USS Arizona's crew were killed because of this attack! I can't believe this is how screwed up American Society is!

Lower than some old nostalgiatard shows getting cancelled? , I'm starting to lose faith in this site

Over 2,000 people died and it sparked the U.S. to get involved in the war.

Lower than Dora airing?

6 July 28th, 1914 - World War I Breaks Out
7 December 14th, 2012 - Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

The deadliest U.S. school shooting since the Virginia Tech massacre. Adam Lanza killed his own mother before killing 26 people at the school, after which he took his own life. Lanza's motive has not been determined.

The second deadliest massacre by a single person in American history, just behind the Virginia Tech Massacre.

This was really sad, I remember hearing about it, it was really sad to hear on the news

I hope the guy who shot up the school is burning and slowly rooting in pain in hell.

8 June 25th, 2009 - Michael Jackson Dies

Really? You compare the death of a drug-addicted pop star (who had a terrible criminal history) to awful events such as school shootings, WWII events, and terrorist attacks. This is why American society is screwed. This list is full of KIDS shows being aired and songs they don't like being released.

1. If you don't like a kids show, it's probably because you aren't a kid. Grow up
2. A celebrity dies, it sucks, but is it as bad as thousands of civilians dying? No
3. Don't like a certain song that was released? Don't listen to it.

Before voting for one of those ridiculous items, ask yourself. Is this worse than thousands of innocent people being killed? If your answer is yes, shut off your internet, leave your country and live in Antarctica for the rest of your life.

Rant over

No need to disrespect Michael Jackson. I agree that all those days are worse than this, but disrespecting Michael Jackson and claiming that children voting an item on this list is "a reflection of American society" is not only immature, but also just plain silly.

People are saying that Michael Jackson death wasn't that important? Don't you realize that thousands of people suicides after his death, That he also saved thousands of sick childrens with his foundations like the ''Heal The World Foundation''. That he gave hope to MILLIONS of people with his songs, That he helped MILLIONS of Africans and changed things in Africa with one of the most inspirational song of the 80s that his ''Man In The Mirror''. Check the facts, this men probably had self-issues like everybody in the world, but he was and still is a hero even after his death.

I love Michael Jackson as much as the next person, but why is this above the sinking of the Titanic, WWII, terrorist attacks, deadly shootings, etc. Basically, everyone cares more about the death of one pop star then the deaths of thousands of civilians.

Music went downhill from that day. This day is the reason why 2009 was definitely the worst year in my life. I didn't smile for five months after mj died I went into a state of depression for 5 months. If Mj didn't die Justin Bieber wouldn't have been around.

9 April 15th, 1912 - Titanic Sinks

This is awful since some people died on the titanic while some are on lifeboats. put this higher than the death of michael jackson - ROBLOX Connor4808

It's such a sad event. What made it worse is that it happened on a Monday. Those poor, innocent people.

How is "Barney First Aired" higher than this?

This sad when this happened back in 1912

10 January 12th, 2010 - Haiti Earthquake

This is simply sad. Everyone who voted for "Baby Being Released", or "Barney/Dora Premiered" need to realize how sad the other dates are. Really? Why should we care if Iggy Azalea was born? Is it as bad as economic collapses and death?

Yeah please highee

The Newcomers

? July 30th, 2020 - Herman Cain Dies
? July 25th, 2017 - Fortnite Released

I hate this game, but how is this worse than the Boston Marathon Bombings?

I despise this crap!

The Contenders

11 August 31st, 1997 - Princess Diana Dies

I thought I was sleeping for 20 years

Don't care about monrachy

No One Cares About Your Personal Lives!


12 April 20th, 1889 - Adolf Hitler Was Born

Had Hitler never been born, the Nazi Party would've never been created, the Holocaust would've never happened and Anne Frank may have still been alive today.

It should've been hitler and the nazis that were killed in the concentration camps and not the jews. If Hitler were here, I would stab him, strangle him to death, rip his skull open, and throw him into a pit of zombies where the pit will be nuked and Hitler and his remains will be gone forever!

Well he didn't start taking over the world until he became leader of the Nazis.

Should had accept Hitler to be an artist and art man (his painting is great) and WW2 would never happen!

13 April 20th, 1999 - Columbine High School Massacre

this is one of the deadliest school shootings in history :( those two were just bad and they made a disturbing video. they were so angry that they swore while they are saying that they are killing you. well, most school shootings have shooters shoot themselves. - ROBLOX Connor4808

What a nice day this was! (Sarcasm lots of stuff I write is sarcasm)

Kids shows airing are higher than this on the list...

14 June 6th, 1944 - Normandy Landings (D-Day)

Although this battle which was started by the Allied forces was very bloody, one of the advantages that came out of this was when they defeated the Germans and liberated France.

15 August 23th, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina

Actually August 29th was the day Katrina did the worst disaster it could to America, when it hit New Orleans and flooded it.

Lower than Sesame Street and Adventure Time, 2 great shows, airing? Who did this?

Correction, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on August 29, 2005.

This is lower than kids show airing why?! At least thosands didn't die when they aired.

16 March 11th, 2011 - 2011 Tohoku, Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

I can't believe this wasn't already on here! This earthquake became one of the strongest ever recorded, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake. There were 15,891 deaths caused by this earthquake and the tsunami. Even today, there are still 2,584 people missing. The tsunami that followed the earthquake was 133 ft tall and resulted in cities being obliterated. Both the earthquake and tsunami also caused the worst nuclear power plant meltdown since Chernobyl: the Level-7 Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Disaster. The Fukushima Daiichi power plant lost power over its cooling system, which allowed nuclear waste to leak out of the plant. That prompted the evacuation of over 200,000 people. Many of the people can't return to their hometowns due to high amounts of radiation in the air. This disaster was declared a Level-7 meltdown, which is the highest level nuclear disaster rating.

91? 91? NINETY ONE?
This is a huge tragedy. Worse than 9/11, and definitely worse than Justin Beiber being born, songs being released, or shows being released. And this is 91? Holy crap.

Come on! This should be number 1! Yes Barney isn't a good show but it's worse than an earthquake and a tsunami? Some TopTenners need to care less about T.V. shows or bad popstars

Finally it's in the top 10 where it belongs. Over 20,000 were killed because of this awful Earthquake.

17 June 26th, 2015 - Same Sex Marriages law passed

Apparently, this just proves that the boundaries of marriage has been redefined. Marriage is a privilege for couples of opposite sexes, and not a "right" which people would try to insist. And homosexuals can date as long as they want, nothing against that. They usually take things too far. We only need to decriminalize homosexuality, not give them extra rights.

That's fair, simply because I view it the same way. I feel as though they should be accepted as any other couple would be, but giving them extra rights just makes them more differentiated from everyone else again.

Humans didn't exist to marry people from their same sex, that's gross.
If you were born gay you can fight yourself and try to be straight (I'm not joking humans can control themselves if they want to)

That's a great thing how is it in any way bad? And no I won't take "because the Bible said it was" as an answer, please give a good reason, oh wait there isn't one

This is really homophobic. Being Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual is their choice. If you don't like it then just ignore it and try to act civilized about it.

18 April 15th, 1995 - Oklahoma City Bombing

So terrible. It involved Timothy McVeigh along with Terry Nichols blowing up a government building killing 168 people. Their motive was to take revenge on the U.S. government for Waco and Ruby Ridge.

How is Michael Jackson above this?

19 July 11, 2015 - Satoru Iwata passed away
20 November 22nd, 1963 - Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Wow people have dumbass voting taste this is the 2nd most well known presidential assasination

All because some idiot shot him for no reason at all.

This should be much higher than 72.

21 November 13, 2015 - Paris Attacks
22 February 27th, 2003 - Fred Rogers dies
23 August 31, 2001 - Last TV Appearance of Fred Rogers.

Also The 4th Anniversary of Princess Diana's Death

24 June 8th, 2004 - Rugrats and Hey Arnold! Cancelled

Really? , people grow up, Shows can't go on forever, The Simpsons and Spongebob will have to end one day too, yeah it will be sad, but to put it higher than bombings and shootings, you nostalgiatards need to grow up

They Were Cancelled to Make room for Crappy Shows Like Sanjay and Craig and Breadwinners.

Hey Arnold came back with a T.V. movie, and rugrats came back with a comic strip series.

I don't even think Rugrats is all that good.

25 April 26th, 1986 - Chernobyl Disaster (Nuclear Power Plant Meltdown)

An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much of the western USSR and Europe.

The Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear power plant accident in history in terms of cost and casualties. It is one of only two classified as a level 7 event (the maximum classification) on the International Nuclear Event Scale, the other being the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011.

The battle to contain the contamination and avert a greater catastrophe ultimately involved over 500,000 workers and cost an estimated 18 billion rubles. During the accident itself, 31 people died, and long-term effects such as cancers are still being investigated.

And people still think Baby (which is just a generic pop song) being released was worse.

How is this lower than Justin Bieber's "Baby" being released. I hate that song, but it doesn't COMPARE to days like this.

Thank god this is higher than Minecraft being released.

How is this higher than some random kids show airing

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