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2010 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2010
MMX
Ab urbe condita2763
Armenian calendar1459
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԹ
Assyrian calendar6760
Bahá'í calendar166–167
Balinese saka calendar1931–1932
Bengali calendar1417
Berber calendar2960
British Regnal year58 Eliz. 2 – 59 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2554
Burmese calendar1372
Byzantine calendar7518–7519
Chinese calendar己丑(Earth Ox)
4706 or 4646
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4707 or 4647
Coptic calendar1726–1727
Discordian calendar3176
Ethiopian calendar2002–2003
Hebrew calendar5770–5771
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2066–2067
 - Shaka Samvat1931–1932
 - Kali Yuga5110–5111
Holocene calendar12010
Igbo calendar1010–1011
Iranian calendar1388–1389
Islamic calendar1431–1432
Japanese calendarHeisei 22
(平成22年)
Javanese calendar1942–1943
Juche calendar99
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4343
Minguo calendarROC 99
民國99年
Nanakshahi calendar542
Thai solar calendar2553
Tibetan calendar阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
2136 or 1755 or 983
    — to —
阳金虎年
(male Iron-Tiger)
2137 or 1756 or 984
Unix time1262304000 – 1293839999

2010 (MMX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2010th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 10th year of the , the 10th year of the , and the 1st year of the decade.

2010 was designated as:

  • International Year of Biodiversity
  • International Year of Youth
  • 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion
  • International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures

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Pronunciation

See also: 2010s § Pronunciation

There is a debate among experts and the general public on how to pronounce specific years of the 21st century in English. The year 2010 is pronounced either "two thousand (and) ten", or "twenty-ten".[1] 2010 was the first year to have a wide variation in pronunciation, as the years 2000 to 2009 were generally pronounced "two thousand (and) one, two, three, etc." as opposed to the less common "twenty-oh-_".

Events

January

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January 12: Damaged buildings in Jacmel as a result of the Haiti earthquake

  • January 1A suicide blast in the village of Shah Hasan Khel, Pakistan, kills at least 105 people and injures over 100.
  • January 3 – The United States and the United Kingdom close their embassies in Yemen due to the ongoing security threat by Al-Qaeda.
  • January 4 – The tallest man-made structure to date, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is officially opened.[2][3][4]
  • January 8 – The Togo national football team is involved in an attack in Cabinda Province, Angola, and as a result withdraws from the Africa Cup of Nations. The attack was perpetrated by the FLEC, their first since the Angolan Civil War.[5]
  • January 12 – A 7.0-magnitude earthquake occurs in Haiti, devastating the nation's capital, Port-au-Prince. With a confirmed death toll over 316,000,[6][7][8] it is the seventh deadliest on record.
  • January 15
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  • January 25Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes into the Mediterranean shortly after take-off from Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport, killing all 90 people on board.

February

  • February 3 – The sculpture L'Homme qui marche I by Alberto Giacometti sells in London for £65 million (US$103.7 million), setting a new world record for a work of art sold at auction.[9][10]
  • February 1228 – The 2010 Winter Olympics are held in Vancouver and Whistler, Canada.
  • February 18 – The President of Niger, Mamadou Tandja, is overthrown after a group of soldiers storms the presidential palace[11] and form a ruling junta, the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy headed by chef d'escadron Salou Djibo.[12]
  • February 27 – An 8.8-magnitude earthquake occurs in Chile, triggering a tsunami over the Pacific and killing at least 525.[13] The earthquake is one of the largest in recorded history.

March

  • March 16 – The Kasubi Tombs, Uganda's only cultural World Heritage Site, are destroyed by fire.[14]
  • March 26 – The ROKS Cheonan, a South Korean Navy ship carrying 104 personnel, sinks off the country's west coast, killing 46. In May, an independent investigation blames North Korea, which denies the allegations.[15][16]
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Volcano plume from Mount Eyjafjallajökull April 17, 2010.

April

  • April 7Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev flees Bishkek amid fierce rioting, sparking a sociopolitical crisis. Former foreign minister Roza Otunbayeva is placed at the head of an interim government as the opposition seizes control.[17]
  • April 10 – The President of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, is among 96 killed when their airplane crashes in Smolensk, western Russia while on their way to commemorate the Soviet Katyn massacre.[18][19]
  • April 14Volcanic ash from one of several eruptions beneath Mount Eyjafjallajökull, an ice cap in Iceland, begins to disrupt air traffic across northern and western Europe.[20][21][22]
  • April 20 – The Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers. The resulting Horizon oil spill, one of the largest in history, spreads for several months, damaging the waters and the United States coastline, and prompting international debate and doubt about the practice and procedures of offshore drilling.[23][24]
  • April 27Standard & Poor's downgrades Greece's sovereign credit rating to junk 4 days after the activation of a 45-billion EUIMF bailout, triggering the decline of stock markets worldwide and of the euro's value,[25][26][27] and furthering a European sovereign debt crisis.

May

  • May 2 – The eurozone and the International Monetary Fund agree to a €110 billion bailout package for Greece. The package involves sharp Greek austerity measures.[28]
  • May 4Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Pablo Picasso sells in New York for US$106.5 million, setting another new world record for a work of art sold at auction.[29][30][31]
  • May 7
    • Chile becomes the 31st member of the OECD.[32]
    • Scientists conducting the Neanderthal genome project announce that they have sequenced enough of the Neanderthal genome to suggest that Neanderthals and humans may have interbred.[33][34]
  • May 10A series of attacks in Iraq kill over 114 people and injure 350.
  • May 12Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 crashes at runway at Tripoli International Airport in Libya, killing 103 of the 104 people on board.[35]
  • May 19Protests in Bangkok, Thailand, end with a bloody military crackdown, killing 91 and injuring more than 2,100.[36][37]
  • May 20
    • Scientists announced that they have created a functional synthetic genome.[38]
    • Five paintings worth €100 million are stolen from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.[39][40]
  • May 22Air India Express Flight 812 overshoots the runway at Mangalore International Airport in India, killing 158 and leaving 8 survivors.[41]
  • May 31 – Nine activists are killed in a clash with soldiers when Israeli Navy forces raid and capture a flotilla of ships attempting to break the Gaza blockade.[42][43]

June

  • June 1014Ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks result in the deaths of hundreds.[44]
  • June 11July 11 – The 2010 FIFA World Cup is held in South Africa, and is won by Spain, with the runner-up being the Netherlands.
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Satellite images of the upper Indus River valley comparing water-levels on 1 August 2009 (top) and 31 July 2010 (bottom) during the flooding in Pakistan

July

  • July 8 – The first 24-hour flight by a solar-powered plane is completed by the Solar Impulse.[45]
  • July 21Slovenia becomes the 32nd member of the OECD.[46]
  • July 25WikiLeaks, an online publisher of anonymous, covert, and classified material, leaks to the public over 90,000 internal reports about the United States-led involvement in the War in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2010.[47]
  • July 29 – Heavy monsoon rains begin to cause widespread flooding (pictured) in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Over 1,600 are killed, and more than one million are displaced by the floods.[48]

August

  • August 10 – The World Health Organization declares the H1N1 influenza pandemic over, saying worldwide flu activity has returned to typical seasonal patterns.[49]
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Luis Urzúa, the leader of the trapped miners and the last of the 33 to be lifted to freedom, celebrates with President Piñera at San José Mine during "Operación San Lorenzo".

September

  • September 4 – A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Christchurch, New Zealand causing large amounts of damage but no direct fatalities.[50] It is the first in a series of earthquakes between 2010 and 2012 that resulted in the deaths of 187 people and over $40 billion worth of damage.[51][52] Seismologists noted that the earthquake sequence was highly unusual, and likely to never happen again anywhere else in the world.[53]
  • September 7Israel becomes the 33rd member of the OECD.[54]

October

  • October 10 – The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved, with the islands being split up and given a new constitutional status.[55]
  • October 22 – The International Space Station surpasses the record for the longest continuous human occupation of space, having been continuously inhabited since November 2, 2000 (3641 days).[56][57]
  • October 23 – In preparation for the Seoul summit, finance ministers of the G-20 agree to reform the International Monetary Fund and shift 6% of the voting shares to developing nations and countries with emerging markets.[58]
  • October 25 – An earthquake and consequent tsunami off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, kills over 400 people and leaves hundreds missing.[59]
  • October 26 – December: Repeated eruptions of Mount Merapi volcano in Central Java, Indonesia, and accompanying pyroclastic flows of scalding gas, pumice, and volcanic ash descending the erupting volcano kill 300 people and force hundreds of thousands of residents to evacuate.[60][61][62]

November

  • November 4Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes in central Cuba, killing all 68 people on board.[63]
  • November 1112 – The G-20 summit is held in Seoul, South Korea. Korea becomes the first non-G8 nation to host a G-20 leaders summit.[64]
  • November 13Burmese opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi is released from her house arrest after being incarcerated since 1989.[65]
  • November 17 – Researchers at CERN trap 38 antihydrogen atoms for a sixth of a second, marking the first time in history that humans have trapped antimatter.[66]
  • November 20 – Participants of the 2010 NATO Lisbon summit issue the Lisbon Summit Declaration.
  • November 21Eurozone countries agree to a rescue package for the Republic of Ireland from the European Financial Stability Facility in response to the country's financial crisis.[67][68][69]
  • November 23North Korea shells Yeonpyeong Island, prompting a military response by South Korea. The incident causes an escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula and prompts widespread international condemnation. The United Nations declares it to be one of the most serious incidents since the end of the Korean War.[70][71][72]
  • November 28WikiLeaks releases a collection of more than 250,000 American diplomatic cables, including 100,000 marked "secret" or "confidential".[73][74]
  • November 29 – The European Union agree to an €85 billion rescue deal for Ireland from the European Financial Stability Facility, the International Monetary Fund and bilateral loans from the United Kingdom, Denmark and Sweden.[75]
  • November 29December 10 – The 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference is held in Cancún, Mexico. Also referred to as the 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 16), it serves too as the 6th meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 6).[76][77]

December

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January

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Miep Gies

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Jean Simmons

  • January 4
    • Johan Ferrier, 1st President of Suriname (b. 1910)
    • Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Japanese dual atomic bomb survivor (b. 1916)
  • January 9Armand Razafindratandra, Malagasy cardinal (b. 1925)
  • January 11
    • Miep Gies, Dutch humanitarian (b. 1909)
    • Éric Rohmer, French film director (b. 1920)
  • January 12Zilda Arns, Brazilian pediatrician and aid worker (b. 1934)
  • January 13Teddy Pendergrass, African-American R&B and soul singer (b. 1950)
  • January 15Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American biologist and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927)
  • January 17
    • Jyoti Basu, Indian politician (b. 1914)
    • Erich Segal, American author, screenwriter, and educator (b. 1937)
    • Daisuke Gōri, Japanese voice actor (b. 1952)
  • January 18Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk singer (b. 1946)
  • January 19Panajot Pano, Albanian footballer (b. 1939)
  • January 22
    • Iskandar of Johor, 8th King of Malaysia (b. 1932)
    • Jean Simmons, British actress (b. 1929)
  • January 25Ali Hassan al-Majid, Iraqi politician and military commander (b. 1941)
  • January 27
    • Zelda Rubinstein, American actress and human rights activist (b. 1933)
    • J. D. Salinger, American author (b. 1919)
    • Howard Zinn, American historian (b. 1922)

February

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Alexander Haig

March

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Michael Foot

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Robert Culp

  • March 3Michael Foot, British politician (b. 1913)
  • March 4Vladislav Ardzinba, Soviet-born politician (b. 1945)
  • March 10
    • Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
    • Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Egyptian Muslim cleric (b. 1928)
  • March 12Miguel Delibes, Spanish author and journalist (b. 1920)
  • March 14Peter Graves, American actor (b. 1926)
  • March 20Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepalese politician (b. 1925)
  • March 21Wolfgang Wagner, German festival director (b. 1919)
  • March 22
    • James Black, British pharmacologist and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1924)
    • Valentina Tolkunova, Soviet and Russian singer (b. 1946)
  • March 24Robert Culp, American actor, screenwriter and director (b. 1930)
  • March 27Vasily Smyslov, Soviet-Russian chess grandmaster (b. 1921)
  • March 28
    • Herb Ellis, American jazz guitarist (b. 1921)
    • June Havoc, Canadian-born American actress (b. 1912)
  • March 30Martin Sandberger, German army officer (b. 1911)

April

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Lech Kaczyński

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Juan Antonio Samaranch

  • April 1John Forsythe, American actor (b. 1918)
  • April 3Eugène Terre'Blanche, South African politician and white supremacist (b. 1941)
  • April 5Vitaly Sevastyanov, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1935)
  • April 6Corin Redgrave, British actor and political activist (b. 1939)
  • April 8
    • Malcolm McLaren, British musician and manager (b. 1946)
    • Abel Muzorewa, Zimbabwean politician (b. 1925)
  • April 10
    • Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish statesman (b. 1919)
    • Lech Kaczyński, President of Poland (b. 1949)
  • April 14Peter Steele, American musician (b. 1962)
  • April 16Tomáš Špidlík, Czech cardinal (b. 1919)
  • April 19Guru, American rapper (b. 1966)
  • April 21Juan Antonio Samaranch, Spanish sports official (b. 1920)
  • April 25Alan Sillitoe, British writer (b. 1928)
  • April 30Paul Mayer, German cardinal (b. 1911)

May

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Lena Horne

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Gary Coleman

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Dennis Hopper

  • May 2Lynn Redgrave, British actress (b. 1943)
  • May 4Luigi Poggi, Italian cardinal (b. 1917)
  • May 5
    • Giulietta Simionato, Italian opera singer (b. 1910)
    • Umaru Yar'Adua, President of Nigeria (b. 1951)
  • May 8Andor Lilienthal, Hungarian chess grandmaster (b. 1911)
  • May 9Lena Horne, American singer and actress (b. 1917)
  • May 10Frank Frazetta, American artist (b. 1928)
  • May 15Besian Idrizaj, Austrian footballer (b. 1987)
  • May 16
    • Ronnie James Dio, American musician (b. 1942)
    • Oswaldo López Arellano, Honduran two-time former president (b. 1921)
    • Hank Jones, American pianist (b. 1918)
  • May 17
    • Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian singer (b. 1925)
    • Khattiya Sawasdipol, Thai army general (b. 1951)
    • Yvonne Loriod, French pianist (b. 1924)
  • May 18Edoardo Sanguineti, Italian writer (b. 1930)
  • May 22Martin Gardner, American science author (b. 1914)
  • May 24
    • Paul Gray, American musician (b. 1972)
    • Anneliese Rothenberger, German singer (b. 1924)
  • May 28Gary Coleman, American actor, voice artist and comedian (b. 1968)
  • May 29Dennis Hopper, American actor, filmmaker, photographer and artist (b. 1936)
  • May 31Louise Bourgeois, French-born American sculptor (b. 1911)

June

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Andrei Voznesensky

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José Saramago

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Algirdas Brazauskas

  • June 1Andrei Voznesensky, Soviet-Russian poet (b. 1933)
  • June 2Giuseppe Taddei, Italian baritone (b. 1916)
  • June 3
    • Vladimir Arnold, Soviet-Russian mathematician (b. 1937)
    • Rue McClanahan, American actress (b. 1934)
  • June 9Marina Semyonova, Russian ballerina (b. 1908)
  • June 10Sigmar Polke, German painter and photographer (b. 1941)
  • June 14Leonid Kizim, Soviet-Ukrainian cosmonaut (b. 1941)
  • June 16Ronald Neame, British cinematographer, producer and director (b. 1911)
  • June 18
    • Marcel Bigeard, French military officer (b. 1916)
    • José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)
  • June 19Manute Bol, Sudanese basketball player (b. 1962)
  • June 23Mohammed Mzali, former Prime Minister of Tunisia (b. 1925)
  • June 26Algirdas Brazauskas, 9th President of Lithuania (b. 1932)
  • June 28Robert Byrd, American politician (b. 1917)

July

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Harvey Pekar

  • July 2Beryl Bainbridge, British novelist (b. 1934)
  • July 3Abu Daoud, Palestinian militia commander (b. 1937)
  • July 4Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Lebanese spiritual leader (b. 1935)
  • July 5
    • Cesare Siepi, Italian opera singer (b. 1923)
    • Nasr Abu Zayd, Egyptian Qur'anic theologian (b. 1943)
  • July 12Harvey Pekar, American comic book writer (b. 1939)
  • July 14Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor (b. 1925)
  • July 17Bernard Giraudeau, French actor and film director (b. 1947)
  • July 21Luis Corvalán, Chilean politician (b. 1916)
  • July 24Alex Higgins, Northern Irish snooker player (b. 1949)

August

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Patricia Neal

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Francesco Cossiga

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Francisco Varallo

September

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Tony Curtis

October

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Benoit Mandelbrot

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Néstor Kirchner

November

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Leslie Nielsen

  • November 2Rudolf Barshai, Soviet-Russian conductor and violist (b. 1924)
  • November 3Viktor Chernomyrdin, 31st Prime Minister of Russia (b. 1938)
  • November 5
    • Jill Clayburgh, American actress (b. 1944)
    • Hajo Herrmann, German fighter pilot and lawyer (b. 1913)
  • November 10Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer (b. 1919)
  • November 12Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (b. 1933)
  • November 13Luis García Berlanga, Spanish film director (b. 1921)
  • November 17Isabelle Caro, French model and actress (b. 1980)
  • November 27Irvin Kershner, American film director (b. 1923)
  • November 28Leslie Nielsen, Canadian-American actor (b. 1926)
  • November 29
    • Bella Akhmadulina, Soviet-Russian poet (b. 1937)
    • Mario Monicelli, Italian actor, screenwriter and director (b. 1915)

December

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Richard Holbrooke

  • December 10John B. Fenn, American Nobel chemist (b. 1917)
  • December 12Tom Walkinshaw, British racing car driver and team owner (b. 1946)
  • December 13Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat (b. 1941)
  • December 15Blake Edwards, American film director (b. 1922)
  • December 17Captain Beefheart, American musician (b. 1941)
  • December 21Enzo Bearzot, Italian footballer and coach (b. 1927)
  • December 25Carlos Andrés Pérez, 55th President of Venezuela (b. 1922)
  • December 26
    • Salvador Jorge Blanco, 48th President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1926)
    • Teena Marie, American singer-songwriter (b. 1956)
  • December 30
    • Ellis Clarke, 1st President of Trinidad and Tobago (b. 1917)
    • Bobby Farrell, West Indian-born Dutch dancer (Boney M.) (b. 1949)

Nobel Prizes

  • ChemistryRichard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki
  • EconomicsPeter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides
  • LiteratureMario Vargas Llosa
  • PeaceLiu Xiaobo
  • PhysicsAndre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov
  • Physiology or MedicineRobert G. Edwards

In fiction

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