Top Ten Worst Days


The Top Ten

1 September 11th, 2001 - 9/11 Attacks September 11th, 2001 - 9/11 Attacks

9/11 It is the best

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. - MaxAurelius

I was born on 1st January 0007

I'm typing this on 9/11/2018, this was one of the worst things to ever happen, but is it the worst? , no, but it is one of the worst just not number 1. But top 3 worst things to ever happen, RIP to all the Innocent people who died, one of the saddest days ever - B1ueNew

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

There was more people killed here than in 9/11 - B1ueNew

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.

so many people died this day, so horrible, how can Michael Jackson's death be no 3? He was one person!

Killed more people then on 9/11. - booklover1

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

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?

Why isn't this number 1? WW2 began in 9/1 - LeetHaterz

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 - TeamRocket747

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



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.

How is this lower than all of those stupid excuses? About 200000 People died this day instantly.

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

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5 December 7th, 1941 - Attack on Pearl Harbor December 7th, 1941 - Attack on Pearl Harbor

Lower than some old nostalgiatard shows getting cancelled? , I'm starting to lose faith in this site - B1ueNew

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 Dora airing? - 445956

6 July 28th, 1914 - World War I Breaks Out July 28th, 1914 - World War I Breaks Out
7 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 - ryanrimmel

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. - SurcaneWolf

It sucked that he died, but wars, 9/11 are way worse - LeetHaterz

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.

Is it sad that I discovered who he was the day he died? Also this isn't as bad as some other stuff on here. - djpenquin999

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8 April 15th, 1912 - Titanic Sinks April 15th, 1912 - Titanic Sinks

How is "Barney First Aired" higher than this?

wow... I can't believe that... how this gonna be happen...?

And Kim I'm sung is born - TeamRocket747

Also known as my birthday

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

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. - Ihateschool

This brings more freedom. Nobody was died on that event - BorisRule

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. - MasonOcker

Talk about a tragedy, Look people will never look this day the same ever again.

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10 April 20th, 1889 - Adolf Hitler Was Born

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!

Those Poor Jews Wouldn't Have Been Tortured and Killed if That Jerk Hitler Hadn't Been Born.

Well he didn't start taking over the world until he became leader of the Nazis. - 4rs3R4mm3r

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

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The Contenders

11 December 14th, 2012 - Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting December 14th, 2012 - Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Should be lower so we can make room for events more tragic to top this list. - JoeBoi

DORA DORA is higher than this. - B1ueNew

Adam can suck my dick

12 August 31st, 1997 - Princess Diana Dies

I thought I was sleeping for 20 years - Maddox121

I don't usually put celebrity deaths on my list, but SHE WAS THE FLIPPING PRINCESS OF ENGLAND! AND SOME DRUNK DRIVER MANAGED TO TAKE HER LIFE! - djpenquin999

No One Cares About Your Personal Lives!

Don't care about monrachy

13 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

14 April 15th, 1995 - Oklahoma City Bombing 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. - JoeBoi

15 November 22nd, 1963 - Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy November 22nd, 1963 - Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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

This should be much higher than 72. - Pony

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

16 July 11, 2015 - Satoru Iwata passed away

This is what brought 2015 down from poor to abysmal for me. - WonkeyDude98

17 November 13, 2015 - Paris Attacks
18 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. - JoeBoi

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

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.

WHY DO PEOPLE THINK WHEN BARNEY AIRED IS THE WORST DAY? I get it some bad T.V. show but when it aired, it didn't cause any deaths! But this Japan earthquake caused a lot of deaths. This is the worst day! Well to Japanese people but still

Rly below Diana

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

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20 February 27th, 2003 - Fred Rogers dies

R.I.P Fred Rogers - Eraser

21 August 31, 2001 - Last TV Appearance of Fred Rogers.

Also The 4th Anniversary of Princess Diana's Death

22 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 - B1ueNew

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

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. - ConorDooley

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23 October 1st, 2017 - Mandalay Bay Festival Shooting October 1st, 2017 - Mandalay Bay Festival Shooting

This was the worst shooting in modern US history. 58 people were killed, and HUNDREDS more injured. How are Minecraft, Dora, Sesame Street, and Justin Bieber's "Baby" all worse than this? - allamassal

Should be higher on the list

This is the lowest!? So bad shows is worse than This? God I hate this list - TeamRocket747

Horrible event - PeeledBanana

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24 August 16th, 1977 - Elvis Presley dies

I only say this because babe Ruth and Elvis Presley die just different years and August 16 is my bday

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

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

Thank god this is higher than Minecraft being released. - InfinateSuperstorm

How is this higher than some random kids show airing

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. - Metal_Treasure

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

26 January 30, 1933 - Hindenburg Appoints Hitler Chancellor of Germany

This is where things really start to go downhill in terms of WWII - Randomator

27 January 18th, 2010 - Justin Bieber's "Baby" is Released

I hate the song, but REALLY? - B1ueNew

Guess I have to flop. *flops in disappointment* - Gehenna

That was the day music died - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

Why does every “worst” list have to include something Justin Bieber-related in it? I know he sucks, but come on! - JoeBoi

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28 August 23th, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina August 23th, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina

Lower than Sesame Street and Adventure Time, 2 great shows, airing? Who did this? - 445956

This is my birthday

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

29 October 29th, 1929 - Black Tuesday
30 April 20th, 1999 - Columbine High School Massacre April 20th, 1999 - Columbine High School Massacre

Kids shows airing are higher than this on the list... - B1ueNew

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

31 April 5th, 1994 - Kurt Cobain died



When Kurt died, Grunge died

32 July 25, 2017 - Fortnite was Released

I despise this crap!

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

33 April 14th, 1935 - Black Sunday
34 June 15th, 2015 - Mewberty Aired

Oh, shut up about this already. - Puga

We all know who added this... - Turkeyasylum

What the heck is this from star vs the forces of evil or what

35 April 23rd, 2013 - Teen Titans Go! was Released
36 July 7th, 2005 - London Bombings

I remember this every single year. It's a shame that a lot of people have forgotten. - Britgirl

I was 4 when this happened and it was a proper big thing. - Cyclone97

U had to go on a train for a week? Unlucky

The worst day for us british people...
What was even worse is that we never saw it coming at all. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

37 December 8th, 1980 - John Lennon Dies

I sometimes wonder how different the world would be if he were still alive today... :(

38 Friday the 13th - In General

Stuff like the Paris attacks happened on this day

Bad things happen to me a lot. I accidentally farted once in school. It was so embarrassing. :( And once in the summer on Friday the 13th, my parents invited my annoying neighbor to watch Ant Man and the Wasp with us. And we had to have a sleepover at the end too! >:(

Worst Day Ever. I Usually Have A Crappy Day At School, And Have A Lot Of Crap Happen.

I was almost born on Friday 13th, but instead I was born Apr. 12 2007 at 11:47 PM

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39 August 28, 1889 Pompeii is completely destroyed

Why is this 100 this was sad

An happy birthday huh? - CerealGuy

This was my birthday

40 December 21, 2012 - The World Was Predicted to End
41 November 4, 2013 - Steven Universe premiered
42 November 24th, 1991 - Freddie Mercury Dies

Why did you have to go? Freddie? Screw you AIDS - Mumbizz01

How is Barney ahead of this? - Pony

43 June 12, 2016 - Orlando Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Worst sandy hook

This was the worst mass shooting in our country.
How HORRIBLE someone was to do that.

Humans are so dumb and ignorant.

44 November 26th, 2008 - 2008 Mumbai Attacks (26/11)

Frozen being released is worse than this?! - SurcaneWolf

Terrorist attack in india - strifegust

45 April 15, 2013 - Boston Marathon Bombings

Why is Dora above this

I knew someone at school who thought Boston was just the name of a band so he unwittingly said something offensive about the Boston bombing when it happened. It then turned into an argument with a mate of mine who was in the same taxi as this person, and the person who said the offensive words said "It won't stop me from singing More Than A Feeling" that was so messed up at the time. - Liam31idents

Probably saddest day in Boston history - Randomator

46 January 16th, 2017 - Regular Show Cancelled

No. This not a bad day in history. All things must come to an end.

47 July 16th, 2018 - Helsinki Summit
48 November 14, 2018 - Fallout 76 was Released
49 November 10th, 1969 - Sesame Street Airs

Wow, what makes this even worse is how people are adding baby shows, Not surprising judging by half of the site are Teenagers hating on baby shows and watching inappropriate shows for adults... - B1ueNew

Adding bad kids shows premiering over some horrible events is one thing, but whoever submitted the greatest kids show of all time airing to the list needs to see a doctor. - 445956

Stormy days sweeping the sun away. On my way for lightning to strike the power, so we don't have to watch a show called Sesame Street. Tell me how to flee Sesame Street! - Mariomaster63

Stop adding nonsense to these lists please. - JaysTop10List

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50 November 27th, 2013 - Frozen Released

Of course this wasnt the only problem of 2013.Teen Titans Go and Ride to hell retribution are the others - LeetHaterz

And it officially took over the world and still does to this day. This movie also introduced the "New Disney Era" where Disney started sucking - Randomator

It wasn't hated until 2014. - kcianciulli

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2. June 25th, 2009 - Michael Jackson Dies
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1. September 1st, 1939 - WWII Starts With the German Invasion of Poland
2. September 11th, 2001 - 9/11 Attacks
3. September 3rd, 1939 - Britain and France Declare War on Germany
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