2016 in photos: 20 moments that will go down in history

Whatever you may think of 2016, it has not been short of momentous events.

From the U.S. presidential election upset to Olympian Ryan Lochte's fabricated mugging story in Rio de Janeiro to the Pakistani chaiwala's 15 minutes of fame, there was no dearth of drama from high brow to low brow to every brow in between.

Here are 20 of some of the biggest moments of 2016, in no particular order.