28 things you probably forgot happened in the whirlwind that 2020 has been

Can you believe we’re 6 months into the year and all this stuff is behind us?

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Somehow we’ve made it to June, and we’re going to bet that this was not how you expected your year to go.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging on and a new civil rights movement being taken to the streets, it’s hard to remember what came first.

So let’s take a look at all of the wild things that happened so far this year that you probably already forgot about, shall we?


Jan. 2: Brush fires destroyed millions of acres of land in Australia. A third state of emergency was called on this day in New South Wales as the brush fires continued.

Residents look on as flames burn through bush on January 04, 2020 in Lake Tabourie, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)

Jan. 3: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike by the U.S. It was a shocking event, and many feared that President Trump was leading the U.S. into a third world war. Luckily, tensions were de-escalated.

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