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January 4, 1810
The subantarctic Campbell Island is discovered by Frederick Hasselborough.
January 12, 1810
Napoleon Bonaparte gets an annulment from his wife Joséphine.
March 11, 1810
Napoleon and Marie-Louise of Austria wed.
April 27, 1810
The piano piece Für Elise is composed by Beethoven.
May 1, 1810
The United States makes Macon's Bill Number 2 a law, motivating the termination of the seizure of American vessels by the British and French during the Napoleonic Wars.
May 3, 1810
The Turkish Hellespont is swam across by Lord Byron.
May 10, 1810
The first commercial savings bank in the world is established in Ruthwell, Scotland by reverend Henry Duncan.
May 18 – 25, 1810
The first South American state proclamation of independence from Spain is made upon the expulsion of the Viceroy in Buenos Aires and the establishment of a provincial government for Argentina.
The first guide for airtight container food storage preservation, the L'art de conserver pendant plusieurs années toutes les substances animales ou végétales, is published by Nicolas Appert.
June 4, 1810
The formation of the Dedham, Massachusetts' Society for Apprehending Horse Thieves takes place.
June 23, 1810
The formation of the Pacific Fur Company by John Jacob Astor takes place.
July 9, 1810
The annexation of the Kingdom of Holland by Napoleon Bonaparte takes place.
July 20, 1810
José Acevedo y Gómez leads a junta in Bogotá, Colombia, declaring independence from Spain.
August 6, 1810
A declaration of independence from Spain is made by Santa Cruz de Mompox, Colombia.
September 8, 1810
The Pacific Fur Company created by John Jacob Astor expands as employees set sail for Columbia aboard the Tonquin from the New York Harbor.
September 16, 1810
A revolt provoked by Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo of Guanajuato begins, later turning into the Mexican War of Independence.
September 18, 1810
Chile takes it's first step towards independence upon the establishment of their First National Junta.
September 23, 1810
Independence from Spain is declared by the Republic of West Florida.
September 26, 1810
The Riksdag of the Estates adopts an Act of Succession and the new heir to the Swedish throne becomes Jean Baptiste Bernadotte.
The recognition of King George III of the United Kingdom as insane takes place.
October 27, 1810
The annexation of the Republic of West Florida by the United States takes place.
November 17, 1810
A declaration of war on the United Kingdom is made by Sweden, becoming the Anglo-Swedish War.