March 2010 calendar

March 2010

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 2010.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 2010: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2010?


  • 01 Mar 2010 Sony attributes recent PS3 model malfunctions to an internal clock problem.
  • 02 Mar 2010 Assassination of Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh
  • 03 Mar 2010 After nationwide protests last Sunday, gay people can now receive communion in the dioceses of'sHertogenbosch.
  • 04 Mar 2010 Egyptian President Hosni Moubarak said that he doesn't mind nominating Mohamed ElBaradei, the former Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency, to the next presidential election so long as it takes place within the existing constitution.
  • 05 Mar 2010 Baidu shares rose 34% after rival Google announced on Jan 12 that it might close its China business. Baidu has increased by 34%, while Google has fallen by 8.5 percent.
  • 06 Mar 2010 Micheal Martin informs his fellow EU foreign ministers about his visit to Gaza during a meeting in Cordoba (Spanish)).
  • 07 Mar 2010 Los Angeles, California hosts the 82nd Academy Awards. The Hurt Locker is the best picture
  • 08 Mar 2010 In a cemetery close to the capital, Tassos Papadopoulos's body, fifth President of Cyprus was found robbed.
  • 09 Mar 2010 Washington, D.C., hosts the first ever same-sex marriages.
  • 10 Mar 2010 Jos, Nigeria: Interreligious riots
  • 11 Mar 2010 The Ninth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals rules in favor of a 2007 challenge to the motto "In God We Trust" on US coins.
  • 12 Mar 2010 The 2010 Indian Premier League begins under heavy security at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.
  • 13 Mar 2010 He Pingping, the shortest person alive, dies in Rome at 21 due to unknown complications.
  • 14 Mar 2010 Chile's major power outage, which includes Santiago, is being repaired by ONEMI.
  • 15 Mar 2010 Israeli-Palestinian conflict:
  • 16 Mar 2010 The Kasubi Tombs in Uganda, Uganda's sole cultural World Heritage Site are now extinct.
  • 17 Mar 2010 The National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship continues to protest in Thailand, and supporters continue to throw their blood outside the home of Prime Minister Abhisit Vjajiva.
  • 18 Mar 2010 Dennis Klerks 18 years Kerkrade
  • 19 Mar 2010 Hossein Marashi, former Iranian Vice President, is in prison for spreading propaganda.
  • 20 Mar 2010 A series of severe sandstorms struck north China, affecting the regions Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, and the provinces Shanxi Shaanxi, Hebei, and causing widespread damage.
  • 21 Mar 2010 French President Sarkozy's UMP party is heavily defeat in regional elections.
  • 22 Mar 2010 After refusing to convert to Islam, a Christian from Pakistan dies.
  • 23 Mar 2010 In a White House ceremony, President Barack Obama signed a landmark US$938 million health-care reform bill. The legislation was opposed by Republicans who pledged to repeal it. 13 states filed lawsuits against the federal government for the constitution of the law. This law will make coverage available to more than 30,000,000 Americans who are not insured and it will end discrimination from insurance companies against those with medical conditions.
  • 24 Mar 2010 Robert Culp, a Hollywood actor (Kelly Robinson, Bill Maxwell, Everybody Loves Raymond), has died at the age of 79.
  • 25 Mar 2010 In a Colombian city known for its cocaine trafficking, a car bomb left at least 6 dead and more than 40 wounded.
  • 26 Mar 2010 Dmitry Medvedev, Russian President, and Barack Obama, the US President, agree to a new treaty on nuclear arms reduction. Both sides are limited to 1,550 warheads by the treaty, which is a 25 percent reduction for the Americans and 30% for the Russians. Each side would have seven years from the date of ratification to implement the reductions.
  • 27 Mar 2010 Earth Hour
  • 28 Mar 2010 BBC reported that it found evidence of a massacre in Democratic Republic of Congo in December last year in which at most 321 people, including children were killed. Human Rights Watch describes it as ampquotone the most horrific massacres committed by the LRAampquot.
  • 29 Mar 2010 15 people were arrested by Israel, 2 journalists included, during a police raid on a protest in Bethlehem.
  • 30 Mar 2010 After 12 years of FARC captivity, Pablo Emilio Moncayo, a Colombian soldier, is freed.
  • 31 Mar 2010 Algiers arrest an Israeli spy who was found with a fake Spanish passport. He used the pseudonym Alberto Vagilo, 35 years old. Some sources initially reported this as an abduction by an al-Qaeda-linked organization of a Spanish citizen.
  • 11 Mar 2010 Economist and businessman Sebastián Piñera is sworn in as President of Chile. Aftershocks of the 2010 Pichilemu earthquake hit central Chile during the ceremony.

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  1. - Imma Beyoutube
  2. - Break Your Heart
  3. - Rude Boyyoutube
  4. - TiK ToKyoutube
  5. - Bedrock


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 2010?

The Midnight House by Alex Berenson

The Midnight House


John Wells discovers that two ex-covert agents were killed in a gunfight. The victims belonged to an interrogation group that was based at the Midnight House.

Lift by Kelly Corrigan



It doesn't matter what time or why it happens, I want you to remember how it all began with us.

The Quants by Scott Patterson

The Quants


"Beware of geeks with formulas." --Warren Buffett. In March 2006, the world's wealthiest men drank champagne in a New York hotel.

Game Change by John Heilemann, Mark Halperin

Game Change


It's the gripping inside story about the 2008 presidential election by two of America's top political reporters.

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

The Checklist Manifesto


Gawande tells riveting stories about how he took us from Austria where an emergency checklist saved the life of a drowning victim after he had spent over an hour submerged, to Michigan where a cleanliness checklist was used in intensive …