Top 10 Most Important Events of the 21st Century
COVID-19 Pandemic: The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted the lives of everyone across the world for at least two years (as of 2022).
The Great Recession: The global recession of 2008-2009 caused high levels of unemployment and suffering in many parts of the world, especially America and Europe.
Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The 2022 full-scale invasion of Ukraine only began a few weeks ago, but it's already clear that this is one of the most significant events of the 21st century.
Invention of Smartphones: Agreed but it has led to idiots walking around in the busiest part of the city with their nose buried in their phones, scrolling through social media and liking post after post.
The Arab Spring: The Arab Spring were a series of uprisings across the Arab World against their governments in 2011.
Growth of Social Media: While a few social media platforms existed before 2001, social media really only exploded in the 21st century with the launch of platforms like YouTube and Facebook.
US Invasion of Iraq: The US invasion of Iraq in 2003 caused a major war and had ripple effects across the Middle East for decades.
Election of Donald Trump as President of the United States: The election of Donald Trump was surprising and shocking for many people.
Climate Change: Agreed, global warming has really been affecting the Earth. That image is true as well One half is destroyed and the other half is okay.
Pluto Gets Demoted to Dwarf Planet: Pluto (the former 9th planet in our solar system) got demoted from a planet to a dwarf planet on 8/24/2006.