2011

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2011 (MMXI) was a common year starting on Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It is the 12th year in the 21st century.

According to the North Korean Minguo calendar, this was Juche year 100. This year was also the 100th of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Era year (民國100年).

The United Nations designated 2011 the International Year of Forests and International Year of Chemistry.

Events

January

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June

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Eruption of the Puyehue Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile.

July

August

September

October

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Protest camp in London, supporting the 'Occupy' campaign

November

December

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Satellite image of Tropical Storm Washi over the Philippines

Deaths

Nobel Prizes

Major religious holidays

In fiction

Movies

Television

  • The Heroes television series visits 2011 in several different potential futures.
  • In the Aeon Flux television series and movie, 99% of the world's population is wiped out by a mysterious virus in the year 2011.

Computer and video games

Literature

  • In K. A. Applegate's Remnants book series, 2011 is the year life on Earth becomes extinct after a 73-mile-wide asteroid nicknamed "The Rock" impacts Portugal. Eighty other humans are placed in a shuttle named the Mayflower mere hours before impact and put into artificial hibernation, while a handful of humans in shelters survive the impact on Earth.

Hit Songs

References

  1. "BBC News – Egypt crisis: President Hosni Mubarak resigns as leader". bbc.co.uk. 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2011.
  2. "Multiple deaths as quake strikes Christchurch – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". abc.net.au. 22 February 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
  3. "Death toll reaches 21". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
  4. "Mumbai blasts: Death toll rises to 23". NDTV. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  5. "U.N. Admits South Sudan as 193rd Member". foxnews.com. FOX News Network, LLC. Associated Press. 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2011-07-14.