Historical Events on October 10 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 211 of 211

  • 1997 Austral Airlines DC-9-32 crashes and explodes near Nuevo Berlin, Uruguay, killing 74

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2005 Negotiations between the CDU/CSU and SPD in Germany conclude with the two parties agreeing to form a grand coalition with Angela Merkel as chancellor after both parties lost seats in the 2005 German federal election

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • 2008 Singapore becomes the first Asian country to slip into a recession since the credit crisis began: growth has faltered as a result of less demand for exports, a reduction in tourism, and the end of the real-estate boom
  • 2009 After closed borders for nearly two hundred years, Armenia and Turkey sign protocols in Zurich to open their borders
  • 2010 The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka win the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on G protein-coupled receptors

Physician-scientist Robert Lefkowitz
Robert Lefkowitz
Professor Brian Kobilka
Brian Kobilka
  • 2013 Alice Munro is awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Human Rights Activist Malala Yousafzai
Human Rights Activist
Malala Yousafzai
  • 2015 Bombing at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey kills at least 95, injures 200
  • 2016 Nobel Prize for Economics awarded to UK-born Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland for work on contract theory
  • 2016 Actress Shailene Woodley arrested for trespassing while protesting against proposed Dakota Access Pipeline