The 22 Most Shocking Moments Of 2014 That’ll Crush Your Heart

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With 2014 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on what a wild year it’s been. It seems there’s no place on Earth that wasn’t hit hard this year, from the Middle East to the Ukraine to West Africa.

Amazing things happened, too, but it’s important to remember the tough times so we can learn from them and do better next year. Here are twenty of the most tragic and shocking events of the year: let’s promise to be kinder to each other in 2015, shall we?

1.) The Polar Vortex – January 2014.

 

2.) South Korean Ferry Sinking – April 2014.

 

 

3.) Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 Goes Missing – March 2014.

 

4.) Crisis In Ukraine – January 2014 – Present.

 

5.) 276 Girls Go Missing In Nigeria – April 2014 – Present.

 

6.) Ebola Outbreak In West Africa Begins – February 2014.

 

7.) Cliven Bundy Standoff – April 2014.

 

8.) Elliot Rodger’s Killing Spree  – May 2014.

 

 

9.) Mine Disaster In Turkey – May 2014.

 

10.) Avalanche on Mount Everest – April 2014.

11.) Robin Williams Killed Himself – August 2014.

 

12.) Slender Man Killing – May 2014.

 

13.) Islamic State – June 2014 – Present.

 

14.) Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Is Shot Down Over Ukraine – July 2014.

 

15.) Jared Michael Padgett’s School Shooting  – June 2014.

16.) Israel Invades The Gaza Strip Again – July – August 2014.

 

17.) Air Algérie Flight 5017 Crashes In Mali – July 2014.

 

18.) Riots Erupt In Ferguson, Missouri – August 2014 – Present.

 

19.) Death Of Joan Rivers – September 2014.

 

20.) CIA Torture Report – December 2014.

 
 
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