The events of the past have impacted the world as it is today, and access to these events are available through research and exploration. Newspapers are a source of historical events and provide information on the important occurrences that have contributed to the formation of the world. NewspaperArchive contains the most notable of events from many years, including the year 2010. Events from this year that have had such an impact include the closing of the United States and United Kingdom's embassies in Yemen as a result of the threats received by Al Qaeda, the end of the Chadian Civil War, the first 24 hour flight being completed only using solar power, the end of the H1N1 influenza pandemic, a new record for longest continuous occupation in space by humans being set, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 3, 2010
The embassies of the United States and the United Kingdom are closed in Yemen as a result of the security threat by Al Qaeda.
January 4, 2010
The opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates as the tallest man-made structure takes place.
January 15, 2010
The end of the Chadian Civil War takes place.
February 3, 2010
A new world record is set upon the selling of Alberto Giacometti's sculpture L'Homme qui marche I for £65 million at an auction in London.
May 2, 2010
An agreement is made between the Eurozone and the International Monetary Fund in regards to giving Greece a €110 billion bailout package.
May 4, 2010
Another new world record is set upon the selling of Pablo Picasso's Nude, Green Leaves and Bust for $106.5 million at an auction in New York.
May 7, 2010
Enough of the Neanderthal genome had been sequenced by scientist conducting the Neanderthal genome project to suggest that Neanderthals and humans may have interbred.
May 20, 2010
The announcement of the creation of a functional synthetic genome is made.
July 8, 2010
The Solar Impulse plane completes the first 24 hour flight only using solar power.
July 25, 2010
More than 90,000 internal reports on United States involvement in the Afghanistan War is leaked to the public by Wikileaks.
August 10, 2010
The H1N1 influenza pandemic is announced as being over by the World Health Organization with the flu activity returning to it's typical seasonal patterns.
October 10, 2010
The dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles occurs, resulting in the separation of the islands and a new constitutional status being given to them.
October 22, 2010
A new record for the longest continuous human occupation of space is set by the continual habitation of the International Space Station since November 2, 2000.
October 23, 2010
An agreement to reform the International Monetary Fund is made amongst the finance ministers of the G-20 in preparing for the Seoul summit.
November 11-12, 2010
The first nation to host a G-20 leaders summit while not being a member of the G8 nation is Korea as South Korea holds the 6-20 summit.
November 20, 2010
The Lisbon Summit Declaration is issued by participants of this year's NATO Lisbon summit.
November 21, 2010
Issuing a rescue package from the European Financial Stability Facility for the Republic of Ireland is agreed upon by Eurozone countries responding to the financial crisis.
November 23, 2010
Yeonpyeong Island is shelled by North Korea resulting in a military response by South Korea, causing tensions to rise in the Korean Peninsula.
November 28, 2010
Over 250,000 American diplomatic cables, almost half of which were designated as being "secret" or "confidential," is released by WikiLeaks.
November 29, 2010
Ireland receives an €85 billion rescue deal from the European Financial Stability Facility as agreed upon by the European Union.
Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2010
Cancún, Mexico holds this years Climate Change Conference of the United Nations.
December 21, 2010
The first total lunar eclipse taking place on the same day as both the Northern winter solstice and Southern summer solstice in 372 years occurs.