The cover shows 2020 with a red "X" through it and the words "the worst year ever on it."
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The red "X" is symbolic because Time has used it on just four other occasions.
Adolph Hitler's death was the first.
The second was for Saddam Hussein in 2003 at the start of the Iraq war.
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The third in 2006 when the U.S. killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi.
The killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011 was the last time the red "X" was used.