What was happening in 2011 in the world?

What was happening in 2011 in the world?

February 15 – The First Libyan Civil War starts. February 22 – March 14 – Uncertainty over Libyan oil output causes crude oil prices to rise 20% over a two-week period following the Arab Spring, causing the 2011 energy crisis. February 22 – A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Christchurch, New Zealand.

What was special in 2011?

April. 2 April – India beat Sri Lanka and wins the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Dorjee Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh since 2007, dies in a helicopter crash.

What exciting things happened in 2011?


  • January. January 8: 2011 Tucson shooting – US Rep.
  • February. February 24: STS-133: Space Shuttle Discovery launches for the final time.
  • March. March 18: Artist’s rendering of NASA’s Messinger orbiting Mercury.
  • April. April 4: Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa given an Operation Tomodachi banner.
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  • July.

What was happening in Australia 2011?

3 February – Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi makes landfall at near Mission Beach, south of Innisfail, Queensland. 4–5 February – Severe thunderstorms related to Tropical Cyclone Anthony affect much of Victoria. 6–7 February – Bushfires in Perth destroy at least 50 houses.

What pop culture events happened in 2011?

Best pop culture moments of 2011

  • Adele performs “Someone Like You” at the MTV VMAs.
  • Kim Kardashian’s 72-day marriage.
  • The Royal Wedding.
  • “Harry Potter” ends its decade-long run.
  • “Bridesmaids” becomes the top-grossing Judd Apatow film.

What happened April 2011 UK?

5 April – police investigating the murder of Sian O’Callaghan identified human remains found at a second site as those of Swindon woman Becky Godden-Edwards, who was last seen alive in 2002 at the age of 20.

What are the top 10 events of 2011?

1. May 2, 2011: Death of Osama bin Laden “Justice has been done.” With those words, President Barack Obama announced to… 2. October 5, 2011: Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, dies at age 56. On October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs, the co-founder of… 3 . March 11, 2011: Japan earthquake and tsunami In

What was the most important story of the year 2011?

The earthquake and tsunami in Japan was chosen by Guardian readers as the most important story of 2011. Photograph: Tomohiko Kano/AP In an exceptional year of news, the hardest question for anyone to answer when trying to select the top stories of 2011 was what to leave out.

What was the political environment like in 2011?

The only thing predictable about the political landscape in 2011 was the size of the stories. It was a year of intense emotions and bitter feuds. Congress stalemated over and over on routine budgetary matters, creating a crisis environment.

What was the biggest political story of 2011?

Congress stalemated over and over on routine budgetary matters, creating a crisis environment. Occupy Wall Street launched, camping in parks around the country and facing pepper spray and batons in chaotic street protests that raised serious questions about the militarization of post-9/11 police forces.