November 2011 calendar

November 2011

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2011?


  • 01 Nov 2011 Barack Obama, President of the United States, declares Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia, a National Monument.
  • 02 Nov 2011 French writer Alexis Jenni won France's literary Prix Goncourt with his novel L'Art francais du la guerre.
  • 03 Nov 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 04 Nov 2011 Two ships carrying pro-Palestinian activists are boarded by the Israeli Navy as they travel to Gaza Strip.
  • 05 Nov 2011 Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group, claims responsibility for the bombing and gun attack on Damaturu in north-eastern Nigeria that has claimed at least 63 lives.
  • 06 Nov 2011 A magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes 21 miles NNE Shawnee, Oklahoma USA, causing severe damage.
  • 07 Nov 2011 The Swedish Enforcement Administration ('’Kronofogden’’) announces the sale of seven paintings that were originally thought to have been painted by Adolf Hitler.
  • 08 Nov 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 09 Nov 2011 Bomb attack in Afghanistan kills a British soldier
  • 10 Nov 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 11 Nov 2011 Arab Spring
  • 12 Nov 2011 Uprising in Syria:
  • 13 Nov 2011 After a bomb in a donkey car explodes in Mastak, Pakistan, at least six people have been killed and four more injured.
  • 14 Nov 2011 After signing a deal to the Nationwide Building Society, British soap "Coronation Street" becomes the first prime-time television show in the UK that uses product placement. In an episode, you can see a Nationwide cash machine.
  • 15 Nov 2011 Six militants were killed in a drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan Province.
  • 16 Nov 2011 Uprising in Syria:
  • 17 Nov 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Gunfire and explosions are reported in Damascus, the Syrian capital.
  • 18 Nov 2011 Hewlett-Packard has added Ralph Whitworth, from Relational Investors (the corporate-governance activistsmdashto their board of directors).
  • 19 Nov 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Security forces kill at least 19 protesters in Syria as demonstrations continue against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
  • 20 Nov 2011 As violent protests continue in Cairo's Tahrir Square, at least 13 people have been killed and nearly 900 others injured. Security forces try to disperse the crowds using tear gas and batons.
  • 21 Nov 2011 Egyptian revolution of 2011
  • 22 Nov 2011 2011 Egyptian revolution: Three students from the American University of Cairo are detained after setting firebombs against security forces during ongoing protests in Cairo.
  • 23 Nov 2011 Egypt protests: The fifth day of violent anti-regime demonstrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square has seen 35 deaths and more than 3,200 injuries in clashes between security forces and protesters.
  • 24 Nov 2011 Three roadside bombs explode in Basra in Iraq, killing at most 19 and injuring 67.
  • 25 Nov 2011 Morocco's voters go to the polls in a parliamentary election. The Justice and Development Party is victorious.
  • 26 Nov 2011 Launched from Kennedy Space Center, the Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity is the most complex Martian exploration vehicle. It will land on Mars on August 5, 2012.
  • 27 Nov 2011 Two of the eight crew members onboard the cargo ship MV Swanland were rescued after it was sunk in the Irish Sea.
  • 28 Nov 2011 2011 Yemeni Uprising: At the least 25 people were killed in fighting between Sunni groups and Shia groups in Yemen.
  • 29 Nov 2011 American Airlines, fourth-largest airline in the world, files Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • 30 Nov 2011 The strike, which will affect schools, hospitals and ports across the country, is expected to last for 24 hours, could see up to 2 million workers from the public sector in the United Kingdom go on strike over pension reforms.
  • 01 Nov 2011 Mario Draghi succeeds Jean-Claude Trichet and becomes the third president of the European Central Bank.
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  2. - We Found Love
  3. - Sexy And I Know It
  4. - Moves Like Jagger
  5. - Without You


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 2011?

Double Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Double Dexter


"Like a breath-of-fresh air blowing across all crimes-novel conventions is Dexter Morgan." --Time Dexter Morgan was not your typical serial killer.

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Marriage Plot


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Boomerang by Michael Lewis



"Lewis once again shows why he is the leading journalist his generation ."--Kyle Smith Forbes The tsunami of low-interest credit that swept across the globe between 2002 and 2008 was greater than

No Regrets by Ace Frehley and Joe Layden

No Regrets


Ace Frehley, the ex-lead guitarist of KISS, is now a funny and candid New York Times bestseller.

Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson

Kill Alex Cross


Alex Cross is the only person who can detect the largest case that he has ever been involved in. The kidnapper took the President's daughter and son from school. It was an unimaginable crime but it happened.