59 - Pompeii Riot (Pompeii, Roman Empire) According to Tacitus, a riot broke out between Pompeiians and Nucerians during a gladiatorial show. The Pompeiians were forbidden by the Senate from holding public spectacles for 10 years as a result.
390 - Hippodrome Revolt (Thessaloniki, Roman Empire). 7,000 - 15,000 citizens were involved in a riot near the city's hippodrome.
2008 - Kanmen riot in the coastal province of Zhejiang. According to the Ministry of Public Security, there were 87,000 riots and protests reported in 2005 and this number increases every year.
2009 – Icelandic riots caused by the global economic crisis, Jan. 22, Reykjavik, Iceland (From: Mail Online, London 1/23/09)
2009 - Riots in Madagascar against the government.
2009 - Riots in Guadeloupe Feb. 16, over economic conditions. 1 dead.
2009 - Riots in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom after three alleged Provisional Irish Republican Army dissidents were arrested on suspicion of killing two British soldiers and a police officer, in an attack designed to trigger wider violence in Northern Ireland.
2009 - Riots in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Before and after a football game at Windsor park in Belfast, United Kingdom against Poland. The game also got stopped for 5mins due to a linesman being hit by an object thrown from the Northern Ireland Supporters.
2009 - G20 riots in London, United Kingdom. Protesters stormed and broke into the RBS bank and smashed up equipment inside the bank and smashed windows. 350 people arrested. One person dead after police intervention.
2009 - Prison riot at Ashwell prison, England, United Kingdom. Hundreds of inmates rioted and set fire to buildings.
2009 - Anti-government Riots in Bangkok, Thailand. Protesters are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. 100's of protesters injured. Thai Army were deployed on the streets of Bangkok and the State of Emergency was declared.
2009 - Riots in Jharkhand, India ahead of government elections. 6 soldiers dead.
2009 - Kent State University, April 25. Riot breaks out after woman is assaulted by a police officer.
2009 - Riots in Jerusalem after the welfare officials rescued toddler who was being starved by his abusive Ultra Orthodox mother who is a member of the small Toldos Aharon community, which does not recognized the state of Israel, municipal services were suspended to all neighborhoods where riots developed.
2009 - Riots in Pakistan's central Punjab, 8 dead.
2009 – Riots in Birmingham, United Kingdom when far-right activists clash with anti-racism protesters and local members of the Muslim and Afro-Caribbean community on August 8, 2009.
2009 - Small riots outside the BBC headquarters in London, United Kingdom as Nick Griffin, the leader of the extreme right-wing group British National Party, as he appeared on BBC's show 'Question Time'. Protesters also stormed inside the building.
2009 - Week long riots in Sakhile Township, South Africa
2009 - Ludhiana, India, Punjab Riots Protest Against Ashutosh