Friday, 23 December 2011

What Happen in The Year 2011 (Part 1)

Dear Readers,

As we moving towards the final year of 2011, and bid farewell to all the months and days of 2011. let us take a final look back in history that takes place in 2011 before we take the first step into the new Year 2012.

Every day starting today, I will post the events that took place in every month of the year, each day will have 2 month of the calendar year.

Today I will post about what had happen in brief for the month of January 2011 and February 2011..


8th January 2011
- Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store kills 6 and wounds 13, including Giffords

14th January 2011 
- Stampede near Sabarimala in Kerala, India kills 104 devotees and injures 100 more
- Ben Ali, former Tunisian president, fled the country to Saudi Arabia after popular protests (dubbed as Jasmine Revolution) requesting his departure.

15th January 2011
- Wikipedia the free internet encyclopedia turns 10 years old

24th January 2011
 - At least 35 died and 180 injured in a bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport.

25th January 2011
 - Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt.

28th January 2011
- Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill the Egyptian's streets against the Mubarak regime in demonstrations referred to as the "Friday of Anger"


3rd February 2011
- All available blocks of IPv4 internet addresses are officially distributed to regional authorities.

11th February 2011 
- Egyptian Revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.

14th February 2011
 - The 2011 Bahraini uprising commenced.

15th February 2011
 - Libyan protests begin opposing Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's rule

22nd February 2011
- An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude strikes Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 181 people

24th February 2011
 - Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103).

25th February 2011
 - In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.

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