February 2011 calendar

February 2011

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 2011.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 2011: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 2011?


  • 01 Feb 2011 2011 Egyptian protests
  • 02 Feb 2011 2011 Egyptian protests:
  • 03 Feb 2011 All available blocks of IPv4 internet addresses are officially distributed to regional authorities.
  • 04 Feb 2011 2011 Egyptian protests:
  • 05 Feb 2011 2011 Egyptian protests:
  • 06 Feb 2011 2011 Egyptian protests:
  • 07 Feb 2011 Cambodian–Thai border stand-off
  • 08 Feb 2011 A suspected US spy drone crashes near the south Yemen town of Loder with witnesses claiming that Al-Qaeda removed the wreckage. (AFP via Google News)
  • 09 Feb 2011 Somali pirates seize an oil supertanker off the coast of Oman. (BBC)
  • 10 Feb 2011 2011 Egyptian protests:
  • 11 Feb 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.
  • 12 Feb 2011 2010–2011 Algerian protests:
  • 13 Feb 2011 India plans to withdraw 10,000 troops from Jammu and Kashmir this year and renew peace talks. (AFP via Google News) (Hindustan Times)
  • 14 Feb 2011 The 2011 Bahraini uprising commenced.
  • 15 Feb 2011 The US Mint launches the 2011 Sacagawea, Native American dollar in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
  • 16 Feb 2011 Piracy
  • 17 Feb 2011 2011 Bahraini protests:
  • 18 Feb 2011 A thousand or more non-citizen residents of Kuwait demonstrated yesterday demanding rights given to Kuwaiti citizen. (Reuters)(Al Jazeera English)(CNN)
  • 19 Feb 2011 2011 Libyan civil war:
  • 20 Feb 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 21 Feb 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 22 Feb 2011 A 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Christchurch, New Zealand at only 5 kilometers from the surface, causing widespread damage and hundreds of fatalities.
  • 23 Feb 2011 2011 Libyan civil war
  • 24 Feb 2011 Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103).
  • 25 Feb 2011 In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fail-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.
  • 26 Feb 2011 2011 Libyan civil war
  • 27 Feb 2011 Six people are killed in a failed coup attempt on the presidential palace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Reuters)
  • 28 Feb 2011 Arab Spring:

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Release year: 2011

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Anna Friel, Abbie Cornish, Robert De Niro

Kill the Irishman

Kill the Irishman

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

Starring: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer


Which were the most popular books released in February 2011?
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The Outlaws by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

The Outlaws


The former Presidential Agent's Office of Organizational Analysis has been disbanded. Charley Castillo and his colleagues have retired, and there is an adversarial Commander-in-Chief in the Oval Office.

Room by Emma Donoghue



NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best PictureTo five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help


Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer …

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell



A New York Times Best Book of the YearOne of Granta's Best Young American NovelistsSelected for the New Yorker's 20 Under 40Nominated for the Orange Prize Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived

Decoded by Jay-Z



Expanded paperback edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded.