January 12 – A 7.0-magnitude earthquake occurs in Haiti, devastating the nation's capital, Port-au-Prince. With a confirmed death toll over 230,000 it is one of the deadliest on record.
February 11 – dies Alexander McQueen, British fashion designer.
March 12 – dies Miguel Delibes, Spanish author and journalist.
April 20 – The Deepwater Horizon oil platform explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers. The resulting oil spill, one of the largest in history, spreads for several months, damaging the waters and the United States coastline.
May 4 – Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Pablo Picasso sells in New York for $106.5 million, setting another new world record for a work of art sold at auction.
May 19 – first grade at the new school finishes.
June 9 – dies Marina Semyonova, Russian ballerina.
June 11 – July 11 – The 2010 FIFA World Cup is held in South Africa, and is won by Spain.
August 10 – The World Health Organization declares the H1N1 influenza pandemic over, saying worldwide flu activity has returned to typical seasonal patterns.
September 7 – last first day at school.
October 13 – Thirty-three miners near Chile trapped 700 metres underground in a mining accident in San José Mine, are brought back to the surface after surviving for a record 69 days.
November 2 – dies Andy Irons, one of the best surfers in the world.
November 28 – WikiLeaks releases a collection of more than 250,000 American diplomatic cables, including 100,000 marked "secret" or "confidential".
December 3 – Spanish air controllers strike and shut down the country airspace.
2010 was also the first time I visited Madrid and San Sebastian. Lanzarote for the third time. Ballet has made me happy once again. Definitely, you are my bff.
12.27.2010. I hate you queen, but I'll pretend I don't. The year of soap bubbles in the coffee, of party, of my blackberry. My hair is worth some Louboutin. "rey"(king) is written in lower case. Thank you.
Twelve bell strikes.
I guess it's over,