OpinionColumnistsMike Vogel Trump victory one of many notable ’16 stories By Mike Vogel December 20, 2016 12:31 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Only some people awakening today from a coma can’t name the most surprising event of 2016. Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States! But his stunning victory (and the emerging drama about Russia’s meddling in the election) wasn’t the only notable story of this tumultuous year. Pokemon Go craze Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images / THOMAS SAMSON 'Pokemon Go'app was launched in more than 40 countries. Chicago Cubs finally win World Series Photo Credit: Getty Images / Elsa Aroldis Chapman #54 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 2. Second Avenue subway poised to open Photo Credit: Charles Eckert The Second Avenue Subway is the first major expansion of the NYC subway system in more than 80 years. The passing of icons Photo Credit: Getty Images / Getty Images Muhammad Ali during training for his fight with Al 'Blue' Lewis held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland in 1972. By Mike Vogel Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.