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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 2011?


Events

  • 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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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America

Books

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Though Not Dead by Dana Stabenow

Though Not Dead

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Kate Shugak will go to the ends of the earth to solve one Alaskan family's epic mystery in this breathtaking novel from New York Times bestselling author Dana StabenowThe residents of

Assholes Finish First by Tucker Max

Assholes Finish First

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The best gift for the dudes and bros in your life: the fratire New York Times bestseller Assholes Finish First, featuring twenty-five new and exclusive stories by Tucker Max.What

Room by Emma Donoghue

Room

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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.

A Discovery Of Witches by Deborah Harkness

A Discovery Of Witches

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Book one of the New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People)Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches,

In The Blink Of An Eye by Michael Waltrip and Ellis Henican

In The Blink Of An Eye

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There was one lap to go in the 2001 Daytona 500, NASCAR's most celebrated event. Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr.