2010

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May 21, 2022

Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s - 2010s - 2020s - 2030s - 2050s - 2050s years - 2060s Years: 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 2010 (MMX) is a year beginning on Friday according to the Gregorian calendar. Our time is 2010, the 3rd millennium and the 10th year of the 21st century, the 1st year of the 2010s. The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity and the International Year of Youth.

Events

January

1st of January. Spain holds the rotating presidency of the European Union from Sweden. A suicide bomber blows himself up during a volleyball match in northwestern Pakistan. Gripen will take over the control of Hungarian airspace instead of the MiG-29 fighter jets, which were withdrawn from the army at the end of 2009. (The last training flight will take place on December 7.) In addition to Essen and Istanbul, Pécs became the European Capital of Culture in 2010. January 2 - A 4,300-meter-high Galeras volcano erupts in southwestern Colombia, near the Ecuadorian border. January 3 - Peru's Supreme Court issues a statement upholding its decision to sentence former head of state Alberto Fujimori to 25 years in prison for human rights violations. January 4 - The tallest building, the Caliph Tower (828 meters), is handed over. January 6 - A 3340-meter-high Turrialba volcano erupts east of the Costa Rican capital, San Jose. January 8 - Attack on the Togo national team team on the Congo-Angola border for the African Cup of Nations; in the shooting, the bus driver, the team's coach and the press chief are killed, and several of the players are injured. (As a result of the incident, the Togo people withdrew from the tournament.) January 9 Hell machine explodes in Athens in front of the Greek parliament. An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale shakes the northern part of California, while an earthquake of 6.3 moves the southern Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands. January 10 The European Capital of Culture season opened in Széchenyi Square in Pécs. Opposition Social Democrat candidate Ivo Josipović wins the Croatian presidential election. January 11 - Peter Robinson, Prime Minister of the Province of Northern Ireland, announces that he will be suspended for six weeks as Prime Minister Arlene Foster. January 12 - An earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale shakes Haiti, whose epicenter was inside the archipelago, just 16 kilometers west of the capital, Port-au-Prince, at a depth of 10 kilometers. (The number of victims of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti is estimated at 45-50,000 by the Red Cross.) January 12-17 - The longest layoff in the history of BKV in Budapest, with the participation of 11 trade unions. January 13 One teacher dies and three others are injured in the Department of Sociology at the University of Perpignan in the south of France when they are attacked by a Chinese student with behavioral disorders. XVI. After his usual weekly public audience, Pope Benedict receives and assures Susanna Maiolo of his forgiveness, who tried to touch her at the start of Christmas Eve at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. January 15 Montenegro will establish diplomatic relations with Kosovo, in response to which Serbia will repatriate its ambassador to Podgorica. Ring eclipses are observed in Africa and Asia. Hell machine explodes in downtown Athens, the information minis