10 Events that Happened in 2022


Marissa Jackson , Author

2022 is coming to an end and 2023 is on its way. Most people say 2022 seemed to fly by so quickly, do you think it did? 2022 was filled with many wild events! Here are 10 events that happened in 2022 that you might have missed or know nothing about!

The Russian invasion of Ukraine

On February 24 Russia invaded Ukraine. 

Deaths: At least  41,295 people

Missing: At least 15,000 people 

Buildings destroyed 140,000


Somali Civil War

March 23, 2022 in Somali, in a series of coordinated attacks by al-Shabaab jihadists in the two cities of Mogadishu and Beledweyne over 60 people were killed.


Unsolved Idaho Murders

On November 13, 2022, four University of Idaho students were found dead in their homes; two students in the same home were found alive and untouched. So far police have no evidence, no suspect, or anything that leads to who caused this to happen. 


PnB Rock passing away

On September 12, 2022, a very known artist was shot while eating out at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N waffles in Los Angeles, with his girlfriend. 


Take Off passing away 

November 1, 2022, an artist who is very well known as well was shot and killed in Houston Texas at 28. 


Insurgency in the Maghreb

On January 20, 2022, insurgents affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS), attacked the Al-sina prison in the Ghwerian neighborhood in the city of al-Hasakah in Syria’s far northeast. 


Roe v. Wade

In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health organization the supreme court overturned Roe v. Wade. Which guaranteed a constitutional right to abortions. Some state constitutions, however, independently protect abortion rights. 


Scientists capture an image of the Milky Way’s black hole 

In spring 2022, astronomers unveiled another black whole photo. This time the black hole was the center of our own Milky Way. 


Queen Elizabeth II passed away

On September 8th,2022, Queen Elizabeth II passed away of old age.