- World War II, the deadliest military conflict in the history of the planet, which caused the death of 60 million people (an estimate of Earth historians), over 2.5% of the world’s population, and brought about the systematic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime.
- The drop of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, killing 90,000–166,000 people in Hiroshima and 60,000–80,000 in Nagasaki, with roughly half of the deaths in each city occurring on the first day.
- The terrorist destruction of the World Trade Center twin towers in Manhattan, New York, on September 11, 2001, resulting in the death of 2,996 people, including the 19 aircraft hijackers
- The earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis in Japan in March 2011 that washed away entire villages, causing 20, 000 deaths.
- The multiple earthquakes around the planet with whole villages buried alive.
- The genocides by Mao Ze-Dong in China-killing 50 million people, by Josef Stalin in Russia-killing 23 million, by Pol Pot in Cambodia-with 1,700,000 deaths, and by Idi Amin in Uganda-with 300.000 killings, etc., etc.
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