2020 has been a special year that was full of many different and unexpected surprises. Here are some of the few things that have happened during this strange year:
The fires in Australia began to burn a lot of land and killed billions of animals.
After a US drone killed an Iran general, tensions between the US and Iran were at an all time high.
The trial to impeach Trump came next, however it died down after a few months.
The United Kingdom left the European Union.
The pandemic began when a mysterious virus was spreading across China.
The basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, and his daughter died in a helicopter accident.
March is when the pandemic really started to become bad and spread around the world.
Economies across the country collapsed and many lost their lives due to the pandemic.
In April, spring breakers did not follow the rules and hung out at beaches which spread the disease.
Cases of the coronavirus hit a million.
There were riots after the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Then came the tragic death of Breonna Taylor, which was closely followed by the killing of George Floyd.
Protests started to rise. Businesses were destroyed and talks about police reformation began.
Governments started opening businesses up again, even though many had died.
Statues of slave traders and confederate figures were thrown to the ground.
Puerto Rico suffered multiple earthquakes and there were locusts in the Middle-East
People began to refuse to wear masks.
Health experts warned the world of a second wave of the coronavirus.
Elon Musk and NASA sent 2 guys up to space.
Kanye West attended his first rally to claim that he wanted to run for president.
An explosion hit Beruit in Lebanon that left almost 100 dead and at least 4000 injured.
The election began and Joe Biden won the election.
Britain got shut down again for a new variant of the coronavirus.
Cases of COVID-19 are still rising so make sure to be safe!
I hope everyone has a happy new year and enjoyed 2020 as much as they could.