March 2011 calendar

March 2011

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 2011: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2011?


  • 01 Mar 2011 Protests in Iran 2011: Tear gas fired at anti-government protestors during clashes inside Tehran's capital.
  • 02 Mar 2011 Libyan civil war 2011
  • 03 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 04 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 05 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 06 Mar 2011 After rocket attacks by the Gaza Strip on southern Israel's capital, Israeli air force planes attacked targets in Gaza Strip for Islamic Jihad and Hamas.
  • 07 Mar 2011 Libyan civil war 2011
  • 08 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 09 Mar 2011 Space Shuttle Discovery's final landing after 39 flights.
  • 10 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 11 Mar 2011 A tsunami that killed thousands of people is caused by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake. It struck 130km (80 miles) east Sendai, Japan. This event was also responsible for the second-largest nuclear accident in history and was one of two events that were classified as Level 7 on International Nuclear Event Scale.
  • 12 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 13 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 14 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 15 Mar 2011 Arab Spring: Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain declares a three-month state of emergency as troops from the Gulf Co-operation Council are sent to quell the civil unrest.ref name=quotBBCBahr15Marquot
  • 16 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 17 Mar 2011 Arab Spring and Libyan Civil War: The United Nations Security Council votes 10-0 in favor of establishing a no fly zone over Libya as a response to claims of government aggression against civilians.
  • 18 Mar 2011 Response to Datta Khel's airstrike
  • 19 Mar 2011 Libyan Uprising: In accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 1973, a coalition of countries intervenes and begins military action.
  • 20 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 21 Mar 2011 Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, claims that the 2011 Bahraini Protests were a foreign plot. He says they were defeated by the intervention of forces of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf’s Peninsula Shield Force.
  • 22 Mar 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 23 Mar 2011 Protests in Syria 2011
  • 24 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 25 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 26 Mar 2011 March for the Alternative London: Approximately 400,000 people marched against cuts to british government spending and participated in direct action against tax avoidance companies.
  • 27 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 28 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 29 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 30 Mar 2011 India defeats Pakistan by 29 runs at Mohali's Semi Finals 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • 31 Mar 2011 Arab Spring
  • 11 Mar 2011 An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (81 mi) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 2011?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Born This Way
  2. - F**K You (Forget You)
  3. - E.T.
  4. - Grenadeyoutube
  5. - S&M


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 2011?

A Simple Government by Mike Huckabee

A Simple Government


"We need a simple government. Do not get me wrong, I am aware that many of the country's problems are complex.

Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning



#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Evil" is a totally different creature than Mac. Evil is evil that believes it's okay." MacKayla Lane was just five years old when she and Alina were abandoned as children and exiled from Ireland.

Alone by Lisa Gardner



Alles Alone . . Bobby Dodge, Massachusetts State Trooper, watches as a hostage standoff unfolds through the scope on his sniper rifle. A man with an armed weapon has surrounded himself in Boston's wealthy Back Bay. He is accompanied by …

The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer

The Inner Circle


Stories are not known by everyone. Hidden stories. These stories are my favorite. Because I work at the National Archives, those stories are my livelihood.

The Jungle by Clive Cussler, Jack du Brul

The Jungle


Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon crew of mercenaries are hired by the Indonesian businessman to free his son from the Taliban's grip in this #1 New York Times-bestselling adventure series.