More events coming up as we moved further into the year 2011...
7th July 2011- Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapsed, one killed and 14 injured.
8th July 2011- Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.
9th July 2011- South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.
10th July 2011- British tabloid News of the World publishes its last edition after 168 years in the wake of a phone hacking scandal.
11th July 2011- Neptune completes its first orbit since its discovery on September 23, 1846.
13th July 2011- Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
21st July 2011- NASA's Space Shuttle program ends with the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-135.
22nd July 2011- Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
5th August 2011- Svalbard Polar Bear Attack (2011) - a rogue Polar Bear attacks and kills a Bristish schoolboy.
6th August 2011- A helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38.
16th August 2011- Beginning of World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid
18th August 2011- The West Memphis Three are released from prison after 18 years in imprisonment
23rd August 2011- Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the 2011 Libyan Civil War.
- 5.8 earthquake occurrs in Mineral, Virginia felt as far north as Ontario and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia
26th August 2011- The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing's all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA