So, What Does All This Have to do with Hannah Ruth?

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Headlines for 2010, 2011

2010

  • January 6 – Extreme cold temperatures cause over 100 deaths in Europe
  • January 12 – 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti
  • February 7 – “Snowpocalypse”/”Snowmaggedon” east coast blizzard
  • Feruary 20 – Flooding and mudslide kill and injure several in Portugal
  • February 27 – 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile
  • March 4 – 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan
  • March 14 – 6.6 magnitude earthquake in Japan
  • March 16 – Violent protests in Thailand
  • March 20 – Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted
  • March 28 – Evidence of a massacre found in Congo
  • March 29 – Suicide bombing in Moscow Metro stations
  • April 5 – Galaxy 15 satellite hit by solar storm
  • April 7-8 – Kyrgyzstani riots – President flees country
  • April 9 – Landslide buries over 200 people near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • April 10 – Plane crash kills Polish presiden and top Polish officials
  • April 13 – 6.9 magnitude earthquake in China
  • April 14-19 European air space shut down from Iceland volcano
  • April 20 – Major Gulf of Mexico oil spill begins at Horizon
  • May 2 – Massive flooding in Tennessee and Kentucky
  • May 10 – Threat of the euro collapsing – EU and US commit $1 trillion to Greece
  • May 16 – 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Puerto Rico
  • May 24 – North Korea sinks a South Korea ship
  • May 31 – June 6 – A flotilla incident hurts relations between Israel and Turkey
  • June 1 – November 30 – Hurricane season well above average with 19 named storms
  • June 11 – Flash flodding in Arkansas kill 20 people in the Ouachita Mountains
  • June 24 – Violent storms n Brazil kill 46 people
  • July – Pakistan flood cover one fifth of country in water
  • July – Heat wave and drought in Russia causes widespread wildfires
  • July – Heat wave in the U.S. and Canada kills several people
  • July 26 – Wikileaks comes into the media spotlight with U.S. military cables leaked
  • August – Flooding and landslides in China kill over 700 people over 1,000 missing
  • August 4 – Officials say over 28,000 people killed from Mexican drug cartels since 2006
  • August 9 – North Korea accused of firing 100 rounds of artillery into Sea of Japan
  • August 10 – Niger River floods over 5,000 people out of their home.
  • August 29 – Volcano Sinabung in Sumatra erupts forcing thousands to evacuate
  • September 1 – Major floods in Sudan leave 57,000 homeless
  • September 4 – 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Christchurch, New Zealand
  • September 5 – State of emergency declared in Guatemala due to heavy rain
  • September 7 – Trade unions protesting fuel prices cripple India
  • September 7-8 – 3,500 people evacuate in Bouder County, Colorado
  • September 10 – Natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California
  • September 18 – 100,000 people without water after large storm
  • September 24 – Nigera opens two dams due to flooding affecting 2 million people
  • November 2 – US voters give Republicans greatest win since 1894
  • November 12 – Volcano Bulusan in the Philipppines erupts to 700 meters
  • November 29 – Volcano Mount Bromo in Indonesia forces closure of airprt
  • November 30 – State of emergency declared in Venezuela after heavy flooding
  • December – Uprising begin in Tunisia
  • December 5 – Russian satellites crashed into Pacific ocean after failing to orbit
  • December 5 – Flooding in New South Wales, Australia cause thousands to evacuate
  • December 7 – 76,000 people affected by Sri Lanka floods
  • December 8 – Many witness a meteor fireball in United Kingdom
  • December 8 – Eiffel Tower in Paris closed due to snow
  • December 24 – Heavy snow causes large-scale disruptions in Europe
  • December 25 – First snowfall in Atlanta, GA in 128 disrupted flights
  • December 25 – 7.3 magnitude earthquake in Vanuatu
  • December 31 – Protests in Tunisia over unemployment
  • Winter 2010/2011 – Several winter “Storms of the century” from midwest to east coast
  • 2011

  • January 1 – 5,000 blackbirds suddenly die in Beebe, Arkansas followed by
    other reports in the weeks after of other massive bird and fish deaths
  • January 2 – 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Chile
  • January 2 – 200,000 people affected in Queensland, Australia by flooding
  • January 8 – Shooting rampage in Arizona kills a judge and injured US Rep Giffords
  • January 9 – Food prices cut in Algeria in hopes to suppress riots
  • January 11 – The Arctic sun rises two days ealier than expected over Greenland
  • January 12 – Lebanon government collapsed
  • January 15 – Flooding in Australia affects 13,000 properties in Victoria
  • January 20 – 2010 declared the warmest year ever recorded
  • January 25 – “Day of revolt” in Egypt to protest the government
  • January 26 – Suicide bombing at Moscow’s international airport
  • January 30 – Tropical cyclone Anthony turns Queensland, Australia into a disaster zone
  • February 1 – King Abdullah of Jordan replaces cabinent in hopes of preventing unrest
  • February 3 – The UN reports that food prices have reached a record high
  • February 11 – President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt steps down and gives power to military
  • February 17 – Libya “Day of rage”
  • February 22 – 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • February 27 – Protests in Beirut, Lebanon
  • March 11 – 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami affect eastern Japan
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