Historical Events in October 2010

  • Oct 2 20th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 31-13 in Chestnut Hill
  • Oct 3 19th Commonwealth Games open in Delhi, India
  • Oct 4 38th Ryder Cup: Europe wins 14.5-13.5 at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales
  • Oct 6 Roy Halladay pitches the second no-hitter in MLB Postseason History during Game 1 of the NLDS versus the Cincinnati Reds
  • Oct 6 Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launch Instagram
  • Oct 10 The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved
  • Oct 13 The 2010 CopiapĆ³ mining accident in CopiapĆ³, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground.
  • Oct 14 19th Commonwealth Games close in Delhi, India
  • Oct 22 MLB American League Championship: Texas Rangers beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 22 57th National Film Awards (India): "Kutty Srank" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Oct 23 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 31 Belgium leaves the recession with 0.5% growth in the third quarter