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2010

This article is about the year 2010. For other uses, see 2010 (disambiguation).
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2010 (MMX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar Template:Year article header dom value, the 2010th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 10th year of the 3rd millennium, the 10th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2010s decade.

2010 was designated as:

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

File:Earthquake damage in Jacmel 2010-01-17 4.jpg
January 12: Damaged buildings in Jacmel as a result of the Haiti earthquake

February

March

April

May

June

File:Pakistan Indus flooding July 2010 - MODIS.png
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

August

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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.[48] 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.[49][50] Seismologists noted that the earthquake sequence was highly unusual, and likely to never happen again anywhere else in the world.[51]

October

November

December

Deaths

Main article: Deaths in 2010
Further information: Category:2010 deaths

January

February

March

April

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June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

In fiction

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