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Historical Events for the Year 2010

  • 1st January » A suicide car bomber 2010 Lakki Marwat suicide bombing or detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100 more.
  • 7th January » Muslim gunmen in Egypt Nag Hammadi massacre e.g open fire on a crowd of Copts or Coptic Christians, killing eight of them and one Muslim bystander.
  • 8th January » Gunmen from an offshoot the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda Togo national football team attack called attacked the bus carrying the Togo national football team on its way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations, killing three.
  • 12th January » The 2010 Haiti earthquake occurs killing an estimated 316,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince.
  • 14th January » Al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen or Yemen declares an open war against the terrorist group al-Qaeda.
  • 17th January » 2010 Jos riots or Rioting begins between Muslim and Christian groups in Jos, Nigeria, resulting in at least 200 deaths.
  • 27th January » The 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis ends when Porfirio Lobo Sosa becomes the new President of Honduras.
  • 28th January » Five murderers of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh are hanged.
  • 31st January » 'Avatar (2009 film) or Avatar' becomes the first film to gross over List of highest-grossing films or $2 billion worldwide.
  • 8th February » A freak storm in the Hindukush mountains of Afghanistan triggers a series of at least 2010 Salang avalanches or 36 avalanches, burying over two miles of road, killing at least 172 people and trapping over 2,000 travelers.
  • 13th February » 2010 Pune bombing or A bomb explodes in the city of Pune, Maharashtra, India, killing 17 and injuring 60 more.
  • 20th February » In Madeira Island, Portugal, heavy rain causes 2010 Madeira floods and mudslides known as floods and mudslides, resulting in at least 43 deaths, in the worst disaster in the history of Madeira or history of the archipelago.
  • 23rd February » Unknown criminals pour more than 2.5 million liters of diesel oil and other hydrocarbons into the river Lambro, in Northern Italy, sparking an environmental disaster.
  • 27th February » An 2010 Chile earthquake named earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale strikes central parts of Chile leaving over 500 victims, and thousands injured. The quake triggered a tsunami which struck Hawaii shortly after.
  • 11th March » Economist and businessman Sebastián Piñera is sworn in as President of Chile, while 2010 Pichilemu earthquake e.g three earthquakes, the strongest measuring magnitude 6.9 and all centered next to Pichilemu, capital of Cardenal Caro Province, hit central C
  • 26th March » The Republic of Korea Navy ROKS ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772) 'Cheonan' ROKS Cheonan sinking sinks off the west coast of South Korea near Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea, killing 46 seamen.
  • 29th March » Two female suicide bombers 2010 Moscow Metro terrorist bombings known as hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40.
  • 5th April » Twenty-nine coal miners are killed in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster known as Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia.
  • 6th April » Communist Party of India (Maoist) Maoist rebels April 2010 Maoist attack in Dantewada kill 76 Central Reserve Police Force CRPF officers in Dantewada district, India.
  • 10th April » Polish Air Force Tu-154M 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash called crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing 96 people, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński and dozens of other senior officials
  • 12th April » A 2010 Merano train derailment called train derails near Merano, Italy, after running into a landslide, causing nine deaths and injuring 28 people.
  • 14th April » Nearly 2,700 are killed in a 2010 Yushu earthquake or magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture or Yushu, Qinghai, China.
  • 20th April » The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig Deepwater Horizon explosion called explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an Deepwater Horizon oil spill or oil spill that would last six months.
  • 21st April » The controversial 2010 Kharkiv Pact e.g Kharkiv Pact (Russian Ukrainian Naval Base for Gas Treaty) is signed in Kharkiv, Ukraine, by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Dimitry Medvedev; it will be unilaterally terminated by Russia
  • 5th May » 2010–12 Greek protests called Mass protests in Greece erupt in response to austerity measures imposed by the government as a result of the Eurozone crisis e.g Greek debt crisis.
  • 15th May » Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo.
  • 19th May » The Royal Thai Armed Forces concludes its 2010 Thai military crackdown known as crackdown on 2010 Thai political protests e.g protests by forcing the surrender of United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship leaders.
  • 21st May » JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, launches the solar-sail spacecraft IKAROS aboard an H-IIA rocket. The vessel would make a Venus flyby late in the year.
  • 22nd May » An Air India Express Boeing 737 Air India Express Flight 812 known as goes over a cliff and crashes upon landing at Mangalore, India, killing 158 of the 166 people on board. It is the worst crash involving a Boeing 737.
  • 23rd May » Jamaican police begin a manhunt for drug lord Christopher Coke, after the United States requested his extradition, leading to 2010 Kingston unrest known as three days of violence during which at least 73 bystanders are killed.
  • 28th May » In West Bengal, India, a Jnaneswari Express train derailment known as train derailment and subsequent collision kills 141 passengers.
  • 31st May » In international waters, armed Shayetet 13 commandos, intending to force the flotilla to anchor at the Ashdod port, gaza flotilla raid e.g boarded ships trying to break the Blockade of the Gaza Strip named ongoing blockade of the Gaza Strip, resulting in
  • 4th June » Falcon 9 Flight 1 is the maiden flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40.
  • 13th June » A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa (spacecraft) named Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
  • 16th June » Bhutan becomes the first country to institute a Tobacco Control Act of Bhutan 2010 named total ban on tobacco.
  • 19th June » The Wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling was held at Storkyrkan in Stockholm.
  • 24th June » John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at The Championships, Wimbledon or Wimbledon, in Isner–Mahut match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships or the longest match in professional tennis history.
  • 26th June » Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud elected as President of Somaliland.
  • 25th July » WikiLeaks publishes Afghan War documents leak named classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.
  • 3rd August » 2010 Karachi riots or Widespread rioting erupts in Karachi, Pakistan, after the assassination of a local politician, leaving at least 85 dead and at least 17 billion Pakistani rupees (United States dollar known as US$200 million) in damage.
  • 5th August » The 2010 Copiapó mining accident Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately convert 2,300 ft m abbr=on below the ground.
  • 5th August » Ten members of International Assistance Mission Nuristan Eye Camp team 2010 Badakhshan massacre known as are killed by persons unknown in Kuran wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan.
  • 8th August » 2010 China floods: 2010 Gansu mudslide known as A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.
  • 13th August » The MV Sun Sea incident e.g MV 'Sun Sea' docks in CFB Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada, carrying 492 Sri Lankan Tamil people named Sri Lankan Tamils.
  • 14th August » The first-ever Youth Olympic Games are held in Singapore.
  • 19th August » Iraq War known as Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
  • 23rd August » Manila hostage crisis, in which eight hostages were killed.
  • 24th August » In San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 72 illegal immigrants are 2010 San Fernando massacre called killed by Los Zetas and eventually found dead by Mexican authorities.
  • 4th September » 2010 Canterbury earthquake or Canterbury earthquake: A 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.
  • 7th September » 2010 Senkaku boat collision incident named A Chinese fishing trawler collided with two Japanese Coast Guard patrol boats in disputed waters near the Senkaku Islands. The collisions occurred around 10am, after the Japanese Coast Guard ordered the trawler t
  • 19th September » The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill called 'Deepwater Horizon' oil spill is sealed.
  • 4th October » The Ajka alumina plant accident called Ajka plant accident in western Hungary releases about a million cubic metres (35 million cubic feet) of liquid Red mud or alumina sludge. Nine people are killed and 122 injured, and the Marcal and Danube rivers are s
  • 10th October » The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved as a country.
  • 13th October » The 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground awaiting rescue.
  • 23rd November » Bombardment of Yeonpyeong: North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 marines on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea.
  • 8th December » With the COTS Demo Flight 1 or second launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 and the first launch of the SpaceX Dragon, SpaceX becomes the first private company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.
  • 8th December » The Japanese solar-sail spacecraft IKAROS passes the planet Venus at a distance of about 80,800 km.
  • 15th December » A boat carrying 90 Refugee Asylum seekers or asylum seekers 2010 Christmas Island boat disaster known as crashes into rocks off the coast of Christmas Island, Australia, killing 48 people.
  • 17th December » Mohamed Bouazizi Self-immolation known as sets himself on fire. This act became the catalyst for the Tunisian revolution and the wider Arab Spring.
  • 18th December » Anti-government protests begin in Tunisia, heralding the Arab Spring.
  • 19th December » Sachin Tendulkar scores a record-breaking 50th Century in Test cricket against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, Gauteng.
  • 19th December » Rahul Dravid crosses the 12000 runs milestone in Test cricket against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, Gauteng.
  • 23rd December » A monsoonal trough crosses the northeastern coast of Australia from the Coral Sea, bringing 2010–11 Queensland floods or mass flooding across Queensland.
  • 28th December » Arab Spring: 2010–2012 Algerian protests e.g Popular protests begin in Algeria against the government.