History Quiz / Historical Events of 2010

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Can you name the events which happened in 2010?

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January 4th: The Burj Khalifa officially opened in this city setting a new record for the tallest man-made structure.
January 12th: This country was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. News reports list deathtoll as high as 300,000.
January 22nd: This late-night talk show host taped his last Tonight Show, just 7 months after his first.
Feburary 7th: This NFL team won its first ever Super Bowl against the Indianapolis Colts.
Feburary 12th: This city hosted the 21st Winter Olympics.
March 23rd: Obama signed this bill into law.
April 3rd: This brand new Apple product goes on sale, selling over a million units within a month.
April 8th: The United States signed a nuclear reduction treaty with this country.
April 10th: A plane went down in western Russia, killing the president of this country.
April 14th: The Eyjafjallajökull ice cap in this country erupted, causing most flights to and from Europe to be cancelled.
April 20th: A drilling rig owned by this company exploded, eventually releasing 185 million gallons of crude oil into the gulf.
May 2nd: The IMF and Eurozone agreed to a 110 billion euro bailout for this country.
May 11th: This man was appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
May 31st: A flotilla of cargo ships heading to Gaza was raided by this country's navy.
June 9th: Hundreds of deaths occurred from ethnic riots between two ethnic groups in this country.
June 12th: This Disney Pixar film is released and would go on to be the highest grossing film of the year.
July 11th: This country won the FIFA World Cup.
October 13th: 33 Chilean miners are brought to the surface after surviving this record breaking number of days.
October 21st: Due to safety concerns, this car maker announced it would recall 1.66m cars.
October 22nd: This research station surpassed the record for the longest continuous human occupation of space.
November 2nd: The midterm elections in the USA swapped control of the House to this party.
November 17th: Researchers at this laboratory were able to trap antimatter for the first time.
November 28th: This organization started releasing the first batch of 250,000 classified US government documents.
December 22nd: This man was named Time Magazine ‘Person of the Year’.

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