The Worst Moments Of 2016

Published December 15, 2016
Updated December 14, 2016
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The year 2016 was a roller coaster of sadness that just refused to quit. By the time we were just 14 days in, both David Bowie and Alan Rickman had left us, setting a tone of mourning that would last throughout the year. Indeed, 2016 took more than its fair share of beloved entertainers, saw too many senseless tragedies, and just seemed all around terrible.

Before we lay 2016 to rest (at last), let’s look back at some of the greatest losses and worldwide crises that this excruciatingly depressing year dealt us.

If 2016 has you down, take a look at some of the most inspiring words from David Bowie and Muhammad Ali, two of the legends that left us this year.

Erin Kelly
An All That’s Interesting writer since 2013, Erin Kelly focuses on historic places, natural wonders, environmental issues, and the world of science. Her work has also been featured in Smithsonian and she’s designed several book covers in her career as a graphic artist.