Historical Events In 2010
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Jul 25 Wikileaks, 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 on this day in history.
Jul 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 in the year 2010.
Aug 10 The World Health Organization declares the H1N1 influenza pandemic over, saying worldwide flu activity has returned to typical seasonal patterns on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history hal Connolly, American Athlete and hammer thrower (b.1931)
Sep 28 Seven people are reported to have been killed and around 100 are missing after a landslide in Oaxaca, Mexico on this day in history.
Oct 10 The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved, with the islands being split up and given a new constitutional status in the year 2010.
Oct 13 Thirty-three miners near CopiapÃ³, Chile, trapped 700 metres underground in a mining accident in San JosÃ© Mine, are brought back to the surface after surviving for a record 69 days in the year 2010.
Oct 22 In the year 2010 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).
Oct 23 On this day in history 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.
Oct 25 In the year 2010 an earthquake and consequent tsunami off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, kills over 400 people and leave hundreds missing.
Oct 26 On this day in history repeated eruptions of Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia, have killed at least 240 people and forced hundreds of thousands of residents to evacuate.
Nov 04 In the year 2010 aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes in central Cuba, killing all 68 people on board.
Nov 11 The G-20 summit is held in Seoul, South Korea. Korea becomes the first non-G8 nation to host a G-20 leaders summit in the year 2010.
Nov 13 Burmese opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi is released from her house arrest in the year 2010.
Nov 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 in the year 2010.
Nov 20 In the year 2010 participants of the 2010 NATO Lisbon summit issued the Lisbon Summit Declaration.
Nov 21 Eurozone 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 in the year 2010.
Nov 22 On this day in history a stampede during Bon Om Thook (Khmer Water Festival) celebrations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, kills 347.
Nov 23 North Korea shells Yeonpyeong Island, prompting a military response by South Korea. The incident caused an escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula and prompted widespread international condemnation. The United Nations declared it to be one of the most serious incidents since the end of the Korean War in the year 2010.
Nov 28 WikiLeaks releases a collection of more than 250,000 American diplomatic cables, including 100,000 marked "secret" or "confidential" on this day in history.
Nov 29 The 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference is held in CancÃºn, Mexico. Also referred to as the 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 16), it served too as the 6th meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 6) on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 2010 the European Union agree to an â‚¬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.
Dec 02 On this day in history nASA announces the discovery of the bacterium GFAJ-1, which may be able to partially replace phosphorous with arsenic in some of its biomolecules.
Dec 21 The first total lunar eclipse to occur on the day of the Northern winter solstice and Southern summer solstice since 1638 takes place on this day in history.