Top 10 Worst Things That Happened in 2020

The 2020s started off pretty rough, you could even say horribly. Here are the worst things that have happened.

The Top Ten Worst Things That Happened in 2020

1 Coronavirus Outbreak

One more time, my American citizens.

1. The Coronavirus is not Trump's, the GOP's, and Democrat's fault.

2. Republicans fake Trump's support because they know that he's a corrupt and lonely moron who only wants loyalty from everyone than respecting our citizens. Joe Walsh (A Republican) said this in an interview before, and Bill Weld (Another Republican) said a few similar things from him.

3. But Trump's response to the Coronavirus is his fault.

4. Today, many schools are closing, more people are obtaining the virus, and Trump is blaming the stock market because he's a very clueless man economically known for inheriting money from his father, declaring four chapter eleven bankruptcies, and inheriting a booming economy from Obama, which he attacks many institutes due to his narcissism. He's endangering our citizens with a lot of misinformation and lack of resources. - BurnAux

This is the worst thing to happen not just in 2020, but probably the entire 21st century. It has killed many people, put Italy (and soon the US) on lockdown, and pretty much cancelled all sporting events. This is the worst pandemic in US history, and maybe even in world history. I wouldn't be surprised if the entire world population got infected.

Update: After some reading it appears that this coronavirus might just be a fraud that the elites and mainstream media are trying to make a big deal out of, so that they can scare the population into staying at home. We are all living inside a prison because the rich people consider us a bunch of peasants who can easily be manipulated by CNN and Fox News. This year's flu has killed more people than COVID-19 in the US. In fact, every year the flu infects and kills more people than the coronavirus yet nobody is making a big deal out of that. 2009's swine flu is probably worse than COVID-19 yet we didn't have lockdowns and ...more - shadomatrix

Media has yet again over exaggerated and put fear in people's minds. Only elders, children or people who are already suffering from another illness / condition have died so far. Plus most deaths happened in China. Just wash you hands regularly and develop sanitary habits and you should be perfectly fine. - RogerMcBaloney

This is one of the worst things that happened in 2020 so far. Many people died and got affected by this awful virus.
Edit: there are people recovering from the virus which is a great thing, but the spreading is seriously scary. - Userguy44

This virus is making 2020 depressing worse than 2019, now canada and Australia won't do Olympics if the olympics happen it won't be the same without canada, I thought 2019 was a bad year with too many things getting removed or shutdown, 2020 is worse so far, at least all sports didn't get postponed or cancelled in 2019 and the playoffs happened still for nhl and nba - trains45

2 Australian Bushfires Continue

*Facepalm* It's NOT arson.
It was a just theory proposed by a woman on a Facebook post, and I can't believe people fell for it. Already dismissed by experts, there's NO truth or proof. Explanations for such false news and disinformation have been given.
Can't believe how quick people are to spread rumors, lies and conspiracies. Kind of an insult to anyone affected by the fires.
Shameful, instead of assisting those in need of help, people come up with nonsensical theories and gossip about it. - Ananya

An absolute tragedy. People, a billion animals/birds burnt to death & properties destroyed ... and now there's the Coronavirus.

Sad and terrible, but nowhere near the worst ever. The fires in 1976 were much worse, as were others further back, when modern precise measurements were not taken.

Have they calmed down? Last I heard they were pretty much under control - Randomator

3 Death of Kobe Bryant

Now here's a big name celebrity that unexpectedly passed away horrifically from a helicopter crash. He was well known for his 20 year career in the Lakers before his retirement. - NuMetalManiak

Absolutely tragic to see a basketball legend plus his daughter die in that crash. RIP to him and Gianna and the other victims of this horrible moment - Randomator

Because he was a good man and million of people prayed for him and his daughter who also died I did not know him but went I found out I was so sad but people said he good one died first

A true basketball legend that will be missed greatly missed.

4 Ukrainian Boeing 737 Plane Crash in Iran

Not a crash. the passenger jet was shot down by an iranian missile.

Apparently, a well-known Youtuber was on the plane - xXIMABEASTXx

5 Jakarta Flooding

Torrential rainfall hit Jakarta causing flooding that damaged buildings & caused landslides, along with killing 53 people, which was MORE than the number of people killed in the Albania earthquake in 2019. - SamanthaRosie

We have the fire and now flooding and people don’t know what to do

6 Southwest Houston TX Apartment Shooting

1 dead at a shooting in Southwest Houston in Texas. A horrible day for Texas. - SamanthaRosie

That's horrible

7 YouTube COPPA Update Released

YouTube was violated $170M by the FTC about its age target, so changes were made, therefore content made for kids would have meany common features (like comments & sharing) disabled & while the features were used in the videos not made for kids. It was once stated those violating the law would receive a $42,530 fine per video & that no new channels/content would be allowed. YouTube used to be a great place before COPPA turned it into cable television. - SamanthaRosie

Blam the spider man and elsa videos and Ryan's world for starting this.

I hate this update, it sucks, it bothers me when I see mario or sonic get marked made for kids, different if it a dora game, or Sesame Street game - trains45

Great, now I can’t share OR add videos I like to playlists anymore. Thanks for ruining YouTube, COPPA. - IceFoxPlayz

8 Death of Neil Peart

Here's a big one for not only fans of the band Rush, but drummers in general as he was a very inspirational man for drummers everywhere. He died at 67 from brain cancer on Jan 7. - NuMetalManiak

9 Orange County FL Club Shooting

Why do shooting when you can be in peace and not hurt anyone and just be that good person and not the bad guy

The 1st shooting of 2020. 2 were killed in a club in Orange County, Florida. A horrible man-made incident in 2020 so far & this list should keep changing. - SamanthaRosie

Welp I'm not safe. - 0w0uwu

10 Puerto Rico Earthquake

Puerto Rico is having a very terrible time from the past three years. - BurnAux

Earthquakes are horrible and dangerous. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

Gotta feel bad for the residents. - 0w0uwu

The Newcomers

? Steven Universe Ends

We knew this show would end at some point, but oh my gosh this hit the world so hard, like when Phineas & Ferb along with MLP: Friendship Is Magic ended. Even the finale was known to have heartbreaking scenes to add with this tragedy. This was said to be one of the best cartoons that ever existed & now it’s over, so pretty much no good quality cartoons anymore, yet SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon hit rock bottom when the creator Stephen Hillenburg left before returning & later passed away from ALS & The Simpson’s fell when it’s original writers left. Plus Star Wars fell when George Lucas sold it to Disney. It ran for nearly 7 years & had pretty much everything & this is something we’ll never forget, nor get over. - SamanthaRosie

? Olympics Postponed

Everything seems to getting postponed or cancelled this year because of this virus, now the olympics got postponed :-( - trains45

The Contenders

11 Astros Cheating Scandal

THE DODGERS COULD HAVE WON THE WORLD SERIES BUT Nope ASTROS CAME IN. They stole so many wins from other teams so this legit makes any baseball lover mad.

This has been going on since 2017 - Randomator

12 Thailand Mall Shooting

A soldier killed 29 & injured 58 with a shooting at a mall in Thailand. Now the deadliest gun shooting in 2020 & the deadliest single man made incident this year after the Ukrainian plane attack in Iran that killed 176. - SamanthaRosie

It is not fair I wish people could just stopped doing thing like this and before they do think what would you do you will not like to be killed so don’t do it

13 NBA Season Suspended

That sucks that the nba season got suspended my favorite nba team made the playoffs and it suck if they can't do playoffs - trains45

I was mad

14 "Ok Boomer" Became a Trend to Fight Adults

And don't you just love how people combined this with the coronavirus (e.g. "coronavirus will 'take care' of all the boomers and the world will become a better place")?

This was a trend before 2020 - NuMetalManiak

Ok boomer

The best saying ever

15 Death of Kirk Douglas

The legendary screenwriter known for Strange Love of Martha Ivers with Barbara Stanwyck & one of the last good people in Hollywood lived past 103. So it's not surprising to be this low on the list, but anyway R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

16 Indiana Subway Shooting

A shooting took place at a Subway restaurant in Indiana, leaving a man in critical condition. 2020’s off to a bad start. - SamanthaRosie

17 Infant Beaten to Death in Chicago

This is absolutely disgusting, how could someone do such an inhuman act .

A 9 month old infant was beaten up to death by a man in Chicago. His name was revealed to be Josue Juarez. A truly horrible day for her mother & horrible way to start 2020 for her. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

Go to hell, whoever beaten the baby

Why the heck would someone do that?! - IceFoxPlayz

18 Taal Volcano eruption

4 were killed in this eruption. Sorry for the people who had to experience this. There were even fears a more explosive eruption could've occurred, meaning cities like Manila could've been destroyed. - SamanthaRosie

19 The Assassination of Soleimani

They tried to draft me, and I-ran.

World war 3 memes incoming - junk

20 Death of Rocky Johnson

Legendary wrestler & father of Dwane (Rock) Johnson passed away at 75. He was one of the greatest WWE wrestlers of all time. Gone too soon. R.I.P.

21 Protests in Canada

This started on feburary 7 2020 and still going on when I summited this, they blocked the trains, roads, bridges, etc - trains45

22 Death of David Stern

Yeah a really sad event. I absolutely loved David Stern and it was sad when I heard of his passing. - 2storm

Yup & what made it even more shocking was that he died on New Year's Day. - SamanthaRosie

The #1 commissioner of the NBA David Stern passed away at 77 from a brain hemorrhage on New Year’s Day. A truly dark day for sports in 2020 even to this day. He had been commissioner for decades & will be remembered forever. R.I.P. David Stern 1943-2020. - SamanthaRosie

23 Non-Stop Donald Trump Impeachment Talk

Here's a thing everyone

The majority of Republicans would vote to remove Trump from office, according to a private meeting said by Joe Walsh (A Republican), but they didn't because they fear for Trump supporters, and they will vote to remove him if the polls are rising. The Right-Wing media lies about the impeachment because they also fear for Trump supporters, which they can attack anyone who says anything wrong with him, and likely classify them as snowflakes and Liberals, like they're big losers.

Trump's Ukraine phone call is Treason because he's teaming with an enemy to investigate Joe Biden just to gain his re-election chances of attacking him and other Democratic institutes. Trump only wants to be president for power, and he treats Putin far better than everyone else. He's not that smart of a person, and his scholars and a former professor said that he wasn't that bright. - BurnAux

Honestly a couple days after the senate acquitted him people stopped talking about it, but honestly Presidential Corruption talk shouldn't be thought of as the worst thing of 2020, If the President abuses his power it should be talked about and to act differently is to say who cares if a President abuses power - germshep24

Andrew Yang was right, we were tired and didn't want to hear the impeachment talks.


24 Donald Trump gets Acquitted

We were glad Donald Trump got acquitted, because the impeachments talks would stop happening.

This was NOT a terrible thing that happened - NuMetalManiak

Your saying a President is continuously abusing his power and not getting punished is not a terrible thing that happened? - germshep24

I mean, he should have been convicted.

A stupid event

25 Support for Windows 7 Ended

REST IN PEACE WINDOWS 7 YOU WERE EXCELLENT. A fantastic operating system that just so happened to stop having support, many people including myself ended up clinging to it and I gotta say it was sad to see support for it go. I hear Windows 10 support will end probably next year but we don't even have a new OS yet! So what are we gonna do? I say we keep Window 10 support. - NuMetalManiak

This is sad that windows 7 support ended I remember using windows 7 a decade ago in 2010 and 2011, and at school from 2011 or 2012 to 2015, and using it at home from 2014-2016, it sucks that the support ended - trains45

26 Tarragona Chemical Factory Explosion

3 were killed & 6 were hurt in an explosion at a chemical factory in Tarragona, Spain. - SamanthaRosie

27 Magnitude 6.7 Eastern Turkey Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 6.7 hit the east of Turkey, damaging many structures & killing 41 & wounding 1,607 as far as known. MUCH worse than the Puerto Rico earthquake. - SamanthaRosie

28 People Overreacting to Coronavirus

I can't even do my usual fun things because everyone overreacted to this virus.

Do I have to make a new account and return just to rant about this goddamn year? Not only was this personally a distressing year for me but now schools and events around me everywhere are getting canceled for god knows how long. And for what reason? The media overreacting to every little thing about this cold to make money off of it. I’m speaking this for the United States, Italy, and every other nation forced to cancel all their events. Good riddance! - SpectralOwl

The reason everything around you is cancelling is because of a poor response from the government, if the government reacted appropriately coronavirus would just be another disease that came infected some people and was contained - germshep24

everything is basically closed because of that - Maddox121

it is the flu with a new label

29 Death of Pop Smoke

He was shot at his Hollywood Hills home during a robbery & after the shooting the perpetrator took his money. Proves homes are no safer than the public after all. R.I.P. Pop Smoke. - SamanthaRosie

Honestly, I did not know who he was until 3 days before he died.

Oop he popped off

My dawg

30 Death of Lexii Alijai

A truly dark day for hip hop & rap along with music in general. Rapper Lexi Alijai passed away so suddenly at 21. Her cause of death was drug overdose. She was a rising star & her music was powerful. She's one the youngest stars to die in 2020. Yet just like Juice WRLD's death, a tragic day for music in 2020. R.I.P. Lexi Alijai 1999-2020. - SamanthaRosie

31 Death of Christopher Tolkien

The son & helper of J.R.R. Tolkien (who was known for LOTR) passed away peacefully at 95. R.I.P. Tolkien 1925-2020. - SamanthaRosie

32 Death of Serikbolsyn Abdildin
33 NHL Season Got Suspended

This really sucks now I can't see my 3 favorite teams play for awhile :-( hopefully not too long - trains45

34 Torreón School Shooting

Mexican authorities are reporting he was an obsessive gamer, and was trying to recreate a first-person shooter.

An 11 year old did this. An 11 year old.
Then again, in 2000, a 6 year old shot a fellow classmate. But still. - junk

2 dead at a school shooting in Torreón, Mexico. It was confirmed the shooter was an 11 year old. JUST an 11 year old did all THAT? Some people are just crazy these days. - SamanthaRosie

35 Jeffree Star & Nathan Schwandt Broke Up

It's been a horrible day for Jeffree Star, Nathan Schwandt & their fans. They broke up after 5 years together. Never since the breakup of Jaclyn & Jon Hill (who were together for 8 4/5 years) we haven't had a breakup quite like this for YouTube creator couples. They & their fans are heartbroken beyond belief & struggling to enjoy the new year. - SamanthaRosie

It is pretty sad that the love birds broke up, Nathan loved Jeffree for who he is so I feel pretty bad but it's for the best.

A break up with a description takes a spot here.
The stench of ignorance is causing me to walk away from the list. - Ananya

I think it's pretty obvious this item doesn't belong here. A break up is one of the worst things of 2020? Amidst deaths and disasters? Pretty rational. - Ananya

Another break up

36 David Olney's Onstage Death

Just happened, David Olney just suddenly died in the middle of performing a song. He said "I'm sorry" and just died onstage so suddenly. - NuMetalManiak

He died suddenly during his performance due to a sudden heart attack. This shows how bad luck can hit. One of the most shocking music moments in all of 2020. R.I.P. David Olney. - SamanthaRosie

37 Death of Monica Echeverria
38 Twitter Bans People for Using the R Word

Twitter just started banning people just for using the R word (ret@rd/ret@rded) & says the context doesn't matter. Now it's easier for people to get banned for anything anyway. One could say the f or s word & not get banned while using the r word & getting banned. There's so many loopholes involved. - SamanthaRosie

What are you talking about the R word racist, Republican, Radical, what word are you talking about - germshep24

I think Twitter is "the R word" - shadomatrix

good, it's a disability slur that you shouldn't use. - myusernameisthis

39 Death of Orson Bean
40 Death of Don Larsen

The only baseball pitcher in the world to make a perfect pitch Don Larsen passed away at 90, which was surprising as a perfectly fixed number & a high age. R.I.P. Don Larsen 1930-2020. - SamanthaRosie

41 Warehouse of Relief Supplies from 2017 Found in Puerto Rico

Remember when people accused Trump of NOT helping Puerto Rico after the hurricane? Fun times - Randomator

Wanna know why this is on here? Because these supplies could have helped hurricane victims, but the aid was purposefully being withheld by the Puerto Rican government. Even more, they blamed Trump for it, but he was proven right in the end. - NuMetalManiak

42 Death of Caroline Flack

She was a good person and the best person who did love island and will never be replayed

The longtime & former host of Love Island, Caroline Flack, died from suicide at 40. She was abused by Don Wootonn. What a loss for entertainment & a reminder of bad people in this world. R.I.P. Caroline Flack. - SamanthaRosie

43 Turkey Tries to Start Another Migrant Crisis
44 Riots in Delhi, India

inhumane torture and killing of Muslims in presence of the police backed up by the state.

45 Death of Kenny Rogers

One of the best selling country artists of all time passed away (Though peacefully) at 81. He had natural causes. His public funeral's being delayed by the coronavirus. A legend lost younger than some but outlived the murdered artists. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

46 Death of Roger Mayweather

The trainer of Floyd Mayweather passed away at only 58! He had a brain condition. It was stated his boxing career caused his fatal injury. Too young. R.I.P.

47 Death of Elizabeth Wurtzel

Legendary author of Prozac Nation Elizabeth Wurtzel passed away after a battle with breast cancer at 52. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

48 Death of Maxie

He wasn’t a YouTube megastar (188k subscribers compared to the millions some have) but still she was growing & provided great entertainment to YouTube & unfortunately was one of the people in the Ukrainian plane that got shot down in Tehran. The 1st to die in 2020. R.I.P. Maxie. - SamanthaRosie

I loved her fnaf videos. RIP. - junk

49 Death of Ahmed Ali

Adhmed Ali, Bangladeshi politician, passed away after a battle of prostate cancer. He was 87. R.I.P. - SamanthaRosie

50 YouTube Terminated Calon Sarjana’s Channel

This channel deserves to be terminated because he plagiarized almost every single video from a majority of YouTubers. - BurnAux

How is this worse than people’s deaths? - Userguy44

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