Top Five Best Things to Happen in 2019

by Hanna Embry on

Looking back on 2019, there are a lot of things that made the world a little harder to live in. Whether you’re upset about the major world events that happened throughout the year, or not, there were some really amazing things to happen in 2019!

Whether it’s that awesome viral Queen cover, or world headlines, there were a LOT of things to cover. However, let’s start the new year off right by taking a look at the top five best things to happen in 2019!

One: No More Plastics to Happen in 2019!!

Not only were there lots of individuals going green and forgetting plastics, but countries as well! This year, the EU decided to take a stand against plastic pollution! The European Union voted to ban ten commonly used single-use plastic items. From straws, to plastic utensils, the world is going to see a lot less plastic because of 2019!

Plastic Waste

Two: The Year of Lizzo

All in all, one of the best things to happen in 2019 is of course the rise in popularity of Lizzo. This flute playing, body positivity artist made headlines, dominated the charts, and stole all of our hearts! We all had fun dancing to her music. Not only that, but being inspired by her words and lyrics. She says own your skin, own yourself, and be who you are!

Three: Making Change!

As the year comes to a close, there were lots of things that caused a commotion. As well as made BIG world changes in 2019. Here are a few things that changed the world:

  •  Greta Thunberg being awesome
  •  Hong Kong Protests
  •  Climate Change Action around the world
  •  Governments making Huge changes in policy
  •  So much more!

Social, as well as policy, changes were a BIG thing in 2019!

Four: First Picture of a Black Hole

The first picture of a black hole happened this year. Captured by the Event Horizon Telescope on April 10th, it made history! Science, as well as space photography will never be the same. Easily one of the best things to happen in 2019!

Black Hole


Overall, 2019 wasn’t that great of a year. With amazon forest fires, Notre Dame catching fire, Trade wars, OK, Boomer, as well as so much more, it was rough. And that’s why one of the best things to happen in 2019 came at the end of the year. Overall, it came in the form of a tiny, green, force wielding alien. Thank you Baby Yoda, for ending such a garbage fire of a year in adorable memes and baby force chokes.

The Best Things to Happen in 2019!

Taking a look at some of the biggest things to happen in 2019, it’s hard not to get discouraged. But whether it’s little things like a duck finding love, or baby Yoda, there WERE some amazing things to come out of 2019!

Written by: Hanna Embry

Hanna is a freelance author who has been working for blogs, websites, and ghostwriting books for nearly a decade! After living abroad, and traveling the world, Hanna found that her voice as a creative writer, as well as her love of traveling, could go hand in hand as a freelance content creator. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Degree from Indiana University. Her favorite Author is Brandon Sanderson, she is a mother, she has two beautiful dogs, and her amazing writing skills can be found on a wide variety of platforms! You can contact Hanna at