If you thought 2015 was a rough year, then you haven’t seen anything yet. Although 2016 has only just begun, it’s safe to say that it hasn’t exactly gotten off to the best start. While plenty of good took place in January 2016, some truly awful things have taken place as well. From terrorist attacks to outbreaks of major diseases and the deaths of beloved performers, 2016 has pretty much seen every type of tragedy you could possibly imagine. What's the worst thing that has happened in January 2016?
Take a look through all these pretty bad events and vote up the events that you think were just the worst. If the list gets you down at times, just remember all of the good that has happened recently as well, and use this as motivation to do your part and help make the world a better place. If that doesn't work, then just look at these cats.
Harry Potter fans all around the world collectively mourned the passing of stage and screen icon Alan Rickman. At the age of 69, the actor succumbed to a battle with cancer.In addition to his role as Severus Snape, Rickman was also known for his roles in Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and Love Actually, among others.