21 People That Had The Worst Birthdays Imaginable

Perhaps we all put a little too much pressure on birthdays. We think that they’re supposed to be the best day of the year, and so we plan and plan so that that single day is ridiculously epic.

But then the unplanned happens: no one shows up, you get dumped, or you end up in the hospital. Suddenly, the day that is supposed to be so special becomes your worst nightmare.

We all remember our worst birthdays. Right now, maybe you consider your worst birthday the year you didn’t get the present you wanted or the year that you went out as per usual and nothing out of the ordinary happened. Well, these people are about to make you super thankful.

These 21 people had the worst birthdays imaginable. They lost a loved one or spent their day completely alone. Just hope that you never have a birthday as bad as these ones.

These 21 people had the worst birthdays imaginable:





Written by Alex Cogen

Alex is a New Yorker currently living in Austin. She loves cats, grass, and latex but unfortunately is allergic to all 3. She makes mom and dad jokes more than she cares to admit (jk she'll admit it loud and proud). She isn't as funny as she thinks she is. She is the founder of