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

But much more happened on September 2010: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2010?


Events

  • 01 Sep 2010 The People's Liberation Army Navy commences artillery exercises in the Yellow Sea in response to those being conducted by South Korea and the United States against North Korea. (BBC)
  • 02 Sep 2010 10 civilians are killed and 2 others are wounded after being struck by NATO during an election campaign in Rostaq, Afghanistan. Originally, a spokesman had said a ampquotprecision air strikeampquot had hit a militant vehicle. (Reuters)
  • 03 Sep 2010 Rebels in Darfur say armed men have attacked villages in the region leaving dozens dead in the last two days. (IOL) (AFP)
  • 04 Sep 2010 Canterbury earthquake: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.
  • 05 Sep 2010 Israel
  • 06 Sep 2010 At least seventeen people are killed and forty others injured after a suicide bomber attacks a Pakistan police station in the town of Lakki Marwat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. (Al Arabiya)
  • 07 Sep 2010 Israel begins military preparations in order to intercept a 20-ship flotilla due to set sail towards the Gaza Strip and break the Israeli blockade. A wide range of plans are being considered, including the possibility of stopping the flotilla far out at sea due to its sheer size. (Hurriyet)
  • 08 Sep 2010 Mexican marines arrest seven gunmen suspected in participating in the massacre of 72 Central and South American migrants in San Fernando, Tamaulipas. (AP via Fox News)
  • 09 Sep 2010 In San Bruno, California, a gas pipeline explosion destroys 38 homes, kills at least four people, and leaves a large crater in the ground.
  • 10 Sep 2010 5 Palestinians are wounded during 4 separate Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip in response to the fourth rocket attack on southern Israel from Gaza in the last two days. (The Jerusalem Post) (BBC)
  • 11 Sep 2010 A man is arrested after a minor explosion at a hotel in Copenhagen, amid heightened security fears in Denmark. (BBC) (Deutsche Welle) (Reuters)
  • 12 Sep 2010 At least 3 people are killed by a United States missile attack on a home where associates of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan chief Hafiz Gul Bahadur were believed to be staying in northwest Pakistan. (AP via Fox News)
  • 13 Sep 2010 At least 18 people are dead after protests in Jammu and Kashmir following reported burning of a Koran in the United States. (BBC) (IBN Live) (Times of India), (Voice of America)
  • 14 Sep 2010 Three Colombian police officers were killed Monday during a suspected guerrilla attack near the Venezuelan border. (PLA)
  • 15 Sep 2010 Ethiopian forces, supported by Somaliland, kill 123 members of the rebel Ogaden National Liberation Front in the east of the country and surround a further 90 rebels. (BBC)
  • 16 Sep 2010 9 people are reported killed after the 2010 Hakkâri bus attack where a civilian passenger van hit a land mine on a road near Durankaya in the southeastern province of Hakkâri, in Turkey. (Hürriyet) (Al Jazeera)
  • 17 Sep 2010 A soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed in South Afghanistan. (Xinhua)
  • 18 Sep 2010 Three protesters die in anti-India protests in Jammu and Kashmir with the death toll from protests rising to one hundred. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  • 19 Sep 2010 A new convoy of vehicles departs the UK with humanitarian aid for Gaza, more than three months after 9 people were killed in the Gaza flotilla raid. (Al Jazeera)
  • 20 Sep 2010 The US Mint releases the 2010 Grand Canyon National Park quarter dollar to circulation.
  • 21 Sep 2010 A helicopter crash kills nine American troops in Afghanistan, making 2010 the deadliest year of the war since 2001 for foreign troops.
  • 22 Sep 2010 Singer Eddie Fisher, teen idol in the 1950s ("Thinking of You", "Oh! My Pa-Pa"), dies at age 82 in Berkeley, California.
  • 23 Sep 2010 Video chain Blockbuster files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with a plan to cut debt from near $1 billion down to $100 million, and giving a group of bondholders led by billionaire Carl Icahn and hedge funds a controlling stake in the company.
  • 24 Sep 2010 Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA object to the use of the song ampquotMamma Miaampquot at rallies held by a right-wing Danish political party and threaten to sue. (BBC)
  • 25 Sep 2010 Mahmoud Abbas speaks at United Nations General Assembly to request that Israel is to cease its policy of building settlements in the West Bank.
  • 26 Sep 2010 A clash between ethnic Bugis and Tidung (Tarakan indigenous people) claimed one life in Juwata sub-district, Tarakan, East Kalimantan. (Jakarta Post)
  • 27 Sep 2010 A suspected U.S. drone fired missiles at a house in northwestern Pakistan in Khushali, a village near Mir Ali, killing four people. (Jakarta Post)
  • 28 Sep 2010 A recent drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region killed Sheikh Mohammad Fateh al Masri, one of al Qaeda's top commanders. (CNN)
  • 29 Sep 2010 14 Islamist militants are killed in an operation by Russian forces in Dagestan. (Voice of Russia) (BBC) (Reuters)
  • 30 Sep 2010 Three paramilitary soldiers of the Pakistani Armed Forces are killed and three wounded when NATO helicopters strike a border checkpoint in the Kurram Agency tribal area. Pakistan responds by closing an important supply route that runs through its territory. Interior Minister Rehman Malik announces a high-level meeting to discuss NATO violations of Pakistani sovereignty. (Bernama via ''Malaysian Digest'')

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Music charts

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Movies

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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Memento

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 2010?
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Room by Emma Donoghue

Room

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

The Perfection Point by John Brenkus

The Perfection Point

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In The Perfection Point, John Brenkus, host and creator of ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning “Sport Science,” uses hard data and scientific research to uncover the absolute limits of human performance.

The Way Of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

The Way Of Kings

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Brandon Sanderson, widely acclaimed for his work completing Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time saga, begins a grand cycle of his own, with The Way of Kings, Book One of the

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Freedom

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#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage.

Private Vegas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Private Vegas

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Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind.