2020 [REWIND]

2020 has been a very devastating year. Below is the timeline of what happened throughout the whole of 2020. 

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Australia Bush Fire, 2019 - 2020 January
The fires burnt an estimated 18.6 million hectors, destroyed over 5,900 buildings (including 2,779 homes) and killed at least 34 people. An estimated one billion animals have been killed and some endangered species may be driven to extinction.
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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash, 26 January 2020
NBA Legend Kobe Bryant died in a tragic helicopter crash on their way to a basketball game alongside with few others. 
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Coronavirus Declared a Pandemic, 11 March 2020
The WHO (World Health Organisation) declared coronavirus as a world pandemic on 11 March 2020. Putting the world in a lockdown.
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Malaysia Announces First Ever Lockdown in History, 16 March 2020.
 Shortly after the Political Chaos in Malaysia which resulted in the resignation of Dr.M, Newly appointed Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin had to deal with an unprecedented event to plan & announce the first ever lockdown to happen in Malaysia starting 18/3/20 - 31/3/20.
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America Lockdown, 18 March 2020.
After the number of coronavirus cases skyrocketed in the US, the government announces lockdown in the entire country.
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Malaysia Cancels Visit Malaysia year 2020, 19 March 2020.
Due to coronavirus being declared as a Pandemic, the Malaysian government has declared Visit Malaysia Year 2020 cancelled.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Cancelled, 24 March 2020.
It was first postponed to 24 July 2020. However, it was confirmed by officials that the world event will be rescheduled to happen on 23 July 2021.
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USA Coronavirus cases skyrocketed, overtaking China, 27 March 2020.
 
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Don't Rush me Challenge TikTok + Instagram, 3 April 2020
A challenge that erupted somewhere in March but caught the attention of the general public in April.
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5G Tower Burned Down in the UK, 4 April 2020

After many conspiracy theories has erupted relating the coronavirus and 5G cell towers, some in the UK went on to burn down the towers.
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Malaysia Ke Sana Ke Sini parody, 5 April 2020
After the announcement made by Malaysia's Prime minister to extend the lockdown in Malaysia, a group called bassagents_my had the idea to sample & mix an EDM song with a quote mentioned by the Prime Minister during his Broadcast. The song has since gone viral.
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Thailand Chiang Mai Forest Fire, 12 April 2020.
Bushfires aerial view in Ban Pong, Hang Dong district, Chiang Mai, ©Chiang Mai Volunteer Drone Team
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Parts of America Protesting against lockdown 21 April 2020.
Protest in some parts of America against the lockdown.
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Trump suggesting to the public to inject bleach to fight COVID-19, 23 April 2020.
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Hong Kong Protest against China, 24 May 2020.
The HongKong Protest against China first started in 2019. It slowed down in 2020. However protest against China's plan for HongKong is seen to have resumed with thousands gathered to protest the movement of China.
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Unduk ngadau Sabah, 150k cash price controversy - 27 May 2020
After hearing news that the Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant was to resume despite the COVID-19, the news angered Sabahans all over. 

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George floyd death #Icantbreath , 25 May 2020

A tragic incident of a Black American, killed by a Police officer in the United States. An controversial incident that has sparked an outrage and protest all over the world demanding reform. 

 
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Protest for George Floyd begins 26 May 2020 - 10 June 2020.
Angry protestors take it to the streets to demand change & reform.
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Looting & Riot in the USA, UK taking advantage of George Floyds Protest.
1 June 2020
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Space X Launch, 30 May 2020

Space X launch.
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Samantha Kayty (Miss Malaysia) George Floyd racist remark, 3 June 2020
 
After the tragic incident of George Floyd's death, Malaysia's Miss Universe Samantha Kayty took it to her instagram to give her opinion about the matter. Some said that she was racist, the other said that she might be dealing with some sort of mental disorder. Her remarks has sparked anger nationwide. It has also caused her to lose endorsements and also her verified check mark on Instagram.
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46 Charges against ex Chief Minister Musa Aman has been dropped.
46 charges against Sabah's Ex Chief Minister Musa Aman was dropped by the prosecutor.

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