2020 will go down in history as an example of the most eventful years of our lives, even though we stayed for most of it at home. Anyway, it wreaked havoc. So much so that some pretty important stuff that happened year was simply washed away from our memory lane somehow.

The Shortpedia Voices brings you some major things that happened in 2020! We hope 2021 to be better than this year.

Finally, Harvey Weinstein has been convicted.

Harvey Weinstein has been convicted

Movie executive Harvey Weinstein was eventually found guilty of harassment and sexual harassment following years of accusations and was sentenced to 23 years in court.

Colloquially known as the Black Season, Australian bushfires burned across the continent and killed or displaced some 3 billion species.

Australian bushfires burned across the continent

The fires that began in June 2019 were extinguished by February 2020 and destroyed lives and property to an inscrutable scale. 46 million acres of land have been destroyed by bushfires or maybe more. At least 80 percent of NSW’s Blue Mountains World Heritage area and 53 percent of Queensland’s (QLD) Gondwana World Heritage Rainforests were also destroyed.

The internet oddly stained Kim Yo-jong, Kim Jong-un’s sister, in April.

Kim Yo-jong the lethal sister

When the news of North Korean dictator Kim Jon-un entering the dirt surface, it appeared that his sister and Kim Yo-Jong, the world’s first female dictator, would replace him. While it may look like feminism’s triumph, it really wasn’t. That being said, it was bizarre that Yo-jong, as if she were a K-Pop queen, was shocked by fools worldwide.

Elon Musk called his child X Æ A-12 Musk and then said that he had difficulty recognizing people’s pronouns.

X Æ A-12 Musk Elon Musk's daughter

This year, Elon Musk became a dad and held faithful to his ‘edgelord’ reputation by calling his kid X-A-12 Musk. However, later in the year, ironically, the enigmatic billionaire said he did not like pronouns. ‘I absolutely endorse trans, but all these pronouns are an aesthetic disaster’ is his exact words. Well, well, he thought we weren’t going to notice that, but we did.

In the deep dark night, a giant star that used to shine more than 2 million times brighter than the sun has just vanished.

Star just vanished

Generally speaking, as major stars go cold, they do so with a bang. That is to say, they’re going to Supernova, something we might observe. But this star that shone more than 2 million times brighter than the sun just went dark without causing any scene, which is unusual for a celestial object of its mass, as we mentioned earlier.

In reality, the Pentagon released the official UFO footage.

Pentagon released the official UFO footage

For Americans, these last four years have been extraordinary. That being said, 2020 has taken the cake and eaten it as well. The Pentagon posted images of what would be considered UFOs asking a lot of questions and, most specifically, keeping Twitter busy for a few days.

US President Donald Trump almost released WW III.

Qassem Soleimani attacked by Trump

Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a drone attack by the United States of America under President Donald Trump’s order, which took the nation to the precipice of another war.

In the end, Britain said farewell to the European Union.

Britain said farewell to the European Union

At 4:30 am IST on the 1st of February 2020, Britain officially entered the European Union. It seems, though, that neither the British people nor their government understands precisely what this means for the region.

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Venus had become a place that could host life, and Mars was suddenly overlooked by all.

Venus the planet of life

In September, scientists declared that they had detected evidence in the planet’s atmosphere of a poisonous gas called phosphine. Phosphine cannot survive for long in the thick atmosphere of Venus, which means that if it has been detected, it must be produced by anything. A chemical reaction not yet understood to humanity may be one explanation for its existence, or it could live in the clouds of Venus.

Separating Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from the Royal Family.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The pair mutually agreed to call it quits on their royal duties and give up their royal titles following years of intense media pressure. A somewhat racist British media constantly went after Meghan Markle.

The Milky Way comprises 36 contactable alien civilizations, scientists have told us.

The Milky Way comprises 36 contactable alien civilizations

We have spoken of ourselves as being unique for the longest time. That could just be a really egocentric thing to say, it turns out. Scientists have speculated that 36 contactable extraterrestrial worlds may be home to our very own galaxy, The Milky Way.

People woke up one fine day in California and looked up from a post-apocalyptic dystopian future to see an orange sky.

things that happened in 2020 California fires

After thick smoke from wildfires obscured all visibility and caused a downpour of ash, San Francisco residents and numerous other cities around the US West Coast woke up to orange skies.

With a letter to the Minneapolis police department, the hacker group ‘Anonymous’ came back into the limelight.

things that happened in 2020 black lives matter

After being silent for a very long time, the hacker community resurfaced. Because of the assassination of George Floyd, it released a video addressed to the Minneapolis police department.

These were some major things that happened in 2020, and we hope 2021 has some good news and something better.