What are some major events that happened in 2016?

What are some major events that happened in 2016?

August 5–21 – The 2016 Summer Olympics are held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the first time in South America. August 24 – A 6.2 earthquake hits central Italy, killing 299 people. August 31 – The Brazilian Senate votes (61–20) to impeach the President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff.

What major world events happened in 2019?

June 7 – July 7 – The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is held in France and is won by the United States. 2019–20 Hong Kong protests: Over 1 million people in Hong Kong protest against proposed legislation regarding extradition to mainland China. It is the largest protest in Hong Kong since the 1997 handover.

What war was going on in 2016?

10,000+ deaths in 2016

Start of conflict Conflict Fatalities in 2016
1978 War in Afghanistan War in Afghanistan (2001–present) 23,539+
2003 Iraq War Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017) 23,898+
2006 Mexican Drug War 12,224
2011 Syrian Civil War 49,742

What amazing things happened in 2017?

Here are 15 pieces of good news that the world received this year.

  • 80 heroic bystanders formed a human chain to save a drowning family on a Florida beach.
  • Prince Harry got engaged to Meghan Markle.
  • A 30-year-old man saved dozens of lives during the deadly shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas.

What major world events happened in 2020?

2020 events: Yep, these things all happened in the year from hell

  • Australian bushfires.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit royal family.
  • COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Kobe Bryant’s death.
  • Impeachment of President Donald Trump.
  • “Parasite” sweeps the Oscars.
  • Harvey Weinstein verdict.
  • Stock market crash 2020.

What war happened in 2017?

The following is a list of armed conflicts with victims in 2017….1,000–9,999 deaths in 2017.

Start of conflict 2011
Conflict Yemeni Crisis Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)
Continent Asia
Location Yemen Saudi Arabia
Fatalities in 2017 1,438

When was the last war in the world?

Examples of recent and ongoing conflicts (list taken from Wiki)

Conflict Death Toll Years
War on Terror 272,000–1,260,000 2001–present
War in Afghanistan 47,000–62,000 2001–present
Iraq War 405,000–654,965 2003–2011
War in Darfur 300,000+ 2003–present

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