2020 Rewind

Photo by: NouvelSports.com

Photo by: NouvelSports.com

Compiled by: Lauren Shaheen ’21

This has definitely been a crazy year with what seemed to be a new event every week. 2020 kept the world guessing what could possibly come next. Now that it’s almost 2021, let’s take a look at everything we endured throughout this year.

 

January

Kobe and Gianna Bryant die in a fatal helicopter crash in California.

Harry and Megan shocked the world by saying they are stepping away from their royal duties.

Australia battled many devastating wildfires.

February

The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers to win the Super Bowl.

First Coronavirus death in the U.S. is reported.

March

A tornado in Nashville kills 25 people.

Coronavirus is declared a pandemic, professional sports are halted, schools are shut down, and Pres. Trump declares a national emergency.

The Stock Market crashes.

The 2020 Olympics in Toyko are suspended until 2021.

April

People in Michigan protest the stay at home orders.

May

George Floyd is killed by a police officer which sparks riots, protests, and looting.

Murder hornets arrive in America from Japan.

SpaceX launches two astronauts to the International Space Station.

Dams fail in Mid-Michigan causing major damage and flooding

June

Police brutality and racial injustice protests continue.

July

The U.S. was declared officially in an economic recession.

August

Actor, Chadwick Boseman dies.

Joe Biden is declared the Democratic nominee.

Beirut, Lebanon suffered a devastating explosion.

September

Lauren Shaheen turned 18 years old. :)

Amy Coney Barret is nominated to fill the open seat in the Supreme Court.

October

President Trump tests positive for Covid.

Barrett is sworn into the Supreme Court.

November

Joe Biden is declared the winner of the presidential election.

Joe Biden hurts his foot after playing with his dog.

Charli D’Amelio is the first person to hit 100 million followers on Tik Tok.

Covid numbers spike again and many states begin to impose restrictions again.

December

A covid vaccine is approved by the FDA and is started to be distributed.

 

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