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2010

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1980s  1990s  2000s  – 2010s –  2020s  2030s  2040s
Years: 2007 2008 200920102011 2012 2013
2010 by topic:
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JulAugSepOctNovDec
Arts
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Politics
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Science and technology
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Sports
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By place
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Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2010 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2010
MMX
Ab urbe condita 2763
Armenian calendar 1459
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԹ
Assyrian calendar 6760
Bahá'í calendar 166–167
Bengali calendar 1417
Berber calendar 2960
British Regnal year 58 Eliz. 2 – 59 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2554
Burmese calendar 1372
Byzantine calendar 7518–7519
Chinese calendar 己丑(Earth Ox)
4706 or 4646
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4707 or 4647
Coptic calendar 1726–1727
Discordian calendar 3176
Ethiopian calendar 2002–2003
Hebrew calendar 5770–5771
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2066–2067
 - Shaka Samvat 1932–1933
 - Kali Yuga 5111–5112
Holocene calendar 12010
Igbo calendar 1010–1011
Iranian calendar 1388–1389
Islamic calendar 1431–1432
Japanese calendar Heisei 22
(平成22年)
Juche calendar 99
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4343
Minguo calendar ROC 99
民國99年
Thai solar calendar 2553
Unix time 1262304000–1293839999


2010 (MMX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter C), 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 the:

Pronouncing 2010 and subsequent years

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

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

February

March

Volcano plume from Mount Eyjafjallajökull April 17, 2010.

April

May

June

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

  • H1N1 influenza pandemic over, saying worldwide flu activity has returned to typical seasonal patterns.[47]
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
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".

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

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

In fiction

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