Tuesday, 27 December 2011

What Happen in The Year 2011 (Part 4)

Dear Readers,

More events coming up as we moved further into the year 2011...

July 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 Ut√łya.

AUGUST 2011

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

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