Top Ten Worst Days


The Top Ten

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

This was a really bad day, I was 2 years old when this happened, I wouldn't remember what I was doing, I remember learning about 9/11 in grade 10, after my class watched part of the world trade centre movie

This a really bad day, I remember learning about it in grade 10, it was sad to hear, I was 2 years old when this tragedy happened - trains45

This was the worst day ever - trains45

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 - ryanrimmel

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. - djpenquin999

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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

Indeed very devastating - BorisRule

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

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

Also Kim Sung was born

How is "Barney First Aired" higher than this?

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

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

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

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

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

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

I remember seeing this on the news the day this happened it was crazy, I remember the big flood it made - trains45

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

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

People sin by choice being gay is a sin and I also believe black people shouldn't live and women belong in the kitchen

All jokes aside any one who believes being gay is a sin just despises World Peace

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

Why is gay marriage bad?

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

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The Newcomers

? 2nd September 1666 - Great Fire of London Started
? November 27th, 2018 - Peluchin Entertainment Killed His Cat

The Contenders

11 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

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

How is Michael Jackson above this?

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 January 30, 1933 - Hindenburg Appoints Hitler Chancellor of Germany

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

16 July 11, 2015 - Satoru Iwata passed away

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

17 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

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

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.

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? - 445956

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19 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

20 November 13, 2015 - Paris Attacks
21 December 14th, 2012 - Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting December 14th, 2012 - Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

This was a really sad day, I remember seeing it on the news, it was really sad to see

This was really sad, I remember hearing about it, it was really sad to hear on the news - trains45

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

DORA DORA is higher than this. - B1ueNew

22 February 27th, 2003 - Fred Rogers dies

R.I.P Fred Rogers - Eraser

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

Also The 4th Anniversary of Princess Diana's Death

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

This is a complete catastrophe - BorisRule

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

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

Why is same sex marriage legalized above this?

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

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

Should be higher on the list

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26 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

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

Please, please, please do not remind me - PositronWildhawk

The worst song ever

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28 October 29th, 1929 - Black Tuesday
29 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)

30 December 26th, 2004 - Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami

Worse than the 2011 Japan Tsunami!

31 April 5th, 1994 - Kurt Cobain died

When Kurt died, Grunge died


32 July 7th, 2005 - London Bombings

so sad

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

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33 February 13th, 1945 - Dreseden Bombing
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 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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36 December 8th, 1980 - John Lennon Dies

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

37 November 24th, 1991 - Freddie Mercury Dies

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

How is Barney ahead of this? - Pony

38 August 28, 1889 Pompeii is completely destroyed

Why is this 100 this was sad

An happy birthday huh? - CerealGuy

This was my birthday

39 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.

40 October 26, 1998 - Hurricane Mitch

Killed a bunch of people in the Honduras. - SurcaneWolf

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

Frozen being released is worse than this?! - SurcaneWolf

Terrorist attack in india - strifegust

42 December 2nd, 2015 - San Bernardino Shooting
43 July 16th, 2018 - Helsinki Summit
44 February 14, 2018 - Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

This was really sad - trains45

Lower than kid shows airing and getting cancelled, fortnite and fallout 76 being released? I hate the last 2 games but they are NOT worse than innocent kids dying!

It’s even worse that it’s on the list “Best Things Related To or That Happened In 2018” because of some heartless troll. - JoeBoi

45 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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46 May 3th 2016 - Fort McMurray, Canada Hell Fire

That was a bad fire I remember it, - trains45

47 Friday the 13th - In General

Yeah I saw some bad things happen on friday the 13th, like one time a toddler almost drowned, but survived, he was lucky to survive - trains45

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.

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48 November 26th, 2018 - Stephen Hillenburg dies

This was the worst, I found out he died a week after it happened, it really made me feel sad, I found out from a youtube comment, then I had to check google, it sure made me sad - trains45

TSBITT10 (this should be in the top 10) - mcdonalds_sucks

Kamp Koral sucks.

He had ALS though, but he was the creator of SpongeBob on Nickelodeon. and he died so soon at 57.
The whole world of television is heartbroken.

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49 May 17th, 2009 - Minecraft Released

Minecraft not a bad game, but sometimes it can be addicting like buy it for all your game consoles and devices instead of just one console - trains45

Really?! Why is this above Hurricane Katrina and the Columbine High School Massacre?! - InfinateSuperstorm

It's not that bad - BorisRule

Really, your comparing a video game you don't like being released to horrible events such as terrosist attacks, natural disasters, etc. God I hate this list!

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50 August 01, 2010 - Hero Factory begins

Hero factory is a lego franchise, why is this on the list? , do people really get triggered over things meant for kids? - B1ueNew

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