2015 is almost over and now is the time to look back at this year and see what went down. Here’s a list of 21 unforgettable photos of 2015 for your viewing pleasure. Do let us know if you can think of additions to this list.
21. Jan 26: Snow blanketed New York City.
West 42nd street in Times Square in New York.
20. Feb 16: Liberian schoolchildren went back to school following the Ebola crisis.
19. Feb 21: Muslims formed a human shield outside an Oslo synagogue.
Over a 1,000 Muslims formed a human shield, Ring of Peace, around Oslo’s synagogue as a symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community.
18. Feb 26: Two runaway llamas captivated a nation.
They dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area before they were captured in Sun City, Arizona.
17. April 22: Calbuco volcano erupted in southern Chile (Puerto Montt) for the first time in five decades.
16. May 29: One World Trade Center opened doors to its observation deck.
Lower Manhattan, on April 21, 2015, in New York.
15. June 3: A child played in the street after heavy rains flooded Brazil.
14. June 8: German Chancellor Angela Merkel conversed with US President Barack Obama at the G8 summit.
13. June 24: Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano awakened.
12. July 1: Lightning struck twice – Daggett Airport, North Of Barstow, California
11. July 14: Humanity reached Pluto for the first time.
10. July 29: The killing of Cecil the Lion sparked outrage against sport hunting.
9. Aug 27: Pope Francis emerged as a religious rockstar.
8. Sep 9: Queen Elizabeth snagged the title of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.
7. Sep 10: Researchers discovered an ancient species, Homo naledi, related to humans.
6. Sep 28: Scientists confirmed water on Mars.
5. Sep 28: The moon turned a deep red color during the incredibly rare “supermoon” event.
4. Nov 5: Justin Trudeau took Canada by the horns.
3. Nov 17: A baby female giant panda rained cuteness on the world
Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2. Dec 6: 95 countries agreed to lower carbon emissions.
Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
1. Dec 21: SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 lifted and landed without a hitch.
A long exposure photograph shows the SpaceX Falcon 9 lifting off (L) from its launch pad and then returning to a landing zone (R) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.