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2010

2010 by topic:
Arts
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Sovereign state leaders - Territorial governors
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Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works - Introductions
Works entering the public domain
2010 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2010
MMX
Ab urbe condita2763
Armenian calendar1459
?
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? (Earth Ox)
4706 or 4646
    -- to --
(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
(22?)
Javanese calendar1942-1943
Juche calendar99
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4343
Minguo calendarROC 99
99?
Nanakshahi calendar542
Thai solar calendar2553
Tibetan calendar?
(female Earth-Ox)
2136 or 1755 or 983
    -- to --
?
(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 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 "twenty-ten" or "two thousand [and] ten".[2] 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

Damaged buildings in Port-au-Prince following the Haiti earthquake on January 12.
Remains of Tu-154 after crash on April 10, 2010 that killed Polish president Lech Kaczy?ski

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

  • September 4 - A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Christchurch, New Zealand causing large amounts of damage but no direct fatalities.[56] 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.[57][58] Seismologists noted that the earthquake sequence was highly unusual, and likely to never happen again anywhere else in the world.[59]
  • September 7 - Israel becomes the 33rd member of the OECD.[60]

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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New English words and terms

  • Arab spring
  • gamification[90]

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