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  • U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 8, 2010

    Visa Inc.

    Anonymous

    U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 8, 2010

    On December 8, the group Anonymous performed a DDoS attack on visa.com, bringing the site down.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    Mark Zuckerberg

    The Giving Pledge

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    On December 9, 2010, Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and investor Warren Buffett signed "The Giving Pledge", in which they promised to donate to charity at least half of their wealth over the course of time, and invited others among the wealthy to donate 50 percent or more of their wealth to charity.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    Warren Buffett

    The Giving Pledge

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 9, 2010

    On December 9, 2010, Buffett, Bill Gates, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg signed a promise they called the "Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge", in which they promise to donate to charity at least half of their wealth, and invite other wealthy people to follow suit.




  • Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Dec 20, 2010

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Shaquille O'Neal conducted the Boston Pops Orchestra

    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Dec 20, 2010

    Shaquille O'Neal conducted the Boston Pops Orchestra at the Boston Symphony Hall on December 20, 2010.




  • United States Capitol, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 22, 2010

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

    United States Capitol, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 22, 2010

    On December 22, 2010, the United States Congress passed the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. It allocated $4.2 billion to create the World Trade Center Health Program, which provides testing and treatment for people suffering from long-term health problems related to the 9/11 attacks.




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