September 2011 calendar

September 2011

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2011?


  • 01 Sep 2011 A series of shootings and bombings in Russia's North Caucasus resulted in the deaths of at least four people, including an officer from the security service.
  • 02 Sep 2011 After police cleared the area of protesters, the South Korean military has resumed building a naval base at Jeju-do.
  • 03 Sep 2011 CASA 212, Chilean Air Force CASA 212 crashes:
  • 04 Sep 2011 In Syria, at least 24 people have been killed by violence.
  • 05 Sep 2011 India and Bangladesh sign an agreement to end their 40-year-old border dispute.
  • 06 Sep 2011 For her album Let England shake, PJ Harvey, an English musician, wins her second Mercury Prize.
  • 07 Sep 2011 Quetta, Pakistan's capital city, was hit by bombings that killed at least eleven people.
  • 08 Sep 2011 North Caucasus insurgency/Ingushetia civil war:
  • 09 Sep 2011 Arab Spring
  • 10 Sep 2011 Zanzibar ferry sinking. The 'MVampnbspSpice IslanderampnbspI', carrying at most 800 people, sinks off Zanzibar's coast, killing 240.
  • 11 Sep 2011 Tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
  • 12 Sep 2011 Approximately 100 people die after a petrol pipeline explodes in Nairobi.
  • 13 Sep 2011 Investigators in Gothenburg (Sweden) now believe that the four men who were arrested for the failed terrorist attack at Gothenburg in 2011 may have connections to Al-Qaida.
  • 14 Sep 2011 Taliban attack Kabul
  • 15 Sep 2011 Toyota, a Japanese automaker, has resumed full production at its North American plants after overcoming parts shortages due to the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake/tsunami.
  • 16 Sep 2011 South Korean authorities arrest a North Korean citizen in connection to an assassination attempt on Park Sang-hak. Park Sanghak is a well-known defector and activist.
  • 17 Sep 2011 The Occupy Wall Street protests start in the United States. This leads to the Occupy movement, which is expanded to 82 countries by October.ref=quotcnn
  • 18 Sep 2011 Arab Spring
  • 19 Sep 2011 The United Nations has launched a $357 million appeal to help victims of the 2011 Sindh floods that left 434 people dead in Pakistan.
  • 20 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni Uprising: Rockets struck a protest camp in Sanaa, Yemeni capital, killing at most two.
  • 21 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni Uprising: Yemeni government forces breach a ceasefire by firing mortar rounds on mourners at funerals of protestors.
  • 22 Sep 2011 A bus bombing in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency has resulted in the deaths of at least five people.
  • 23 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni uprising. Ali Abdullah Saleh, President of Yemen, returns from Saudi Arabia after three months absence. This comes amid increasing violence and political unrest in Yemen.
  • 24 Sep 2011 Arab Spring
  • 25 Sep 2011 At least two people are killed and several injured in a suicide bombing at a church in Central Java (Indonesia), near Jakarta.
  • 26 Sep 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War: The National Transitional Council (NTC), loyal forces, enter Muammar Gaddafi’s stronghold in Sirte as the NTC intensifies its three-day assault against the city.
  • 27 Sep 2011 Insurgency in North Caucasus:
  • 28 Sep 2011 John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, announces the death of a second soldier from New Zealand's Special Air Service during combat in Afghanistan.
  • 29 Sep 2011 2011 Yemeni Uprising: There are reports of heavy fighting in Sanaa's northern suburbs.
  • 30 Sep 2011 Anwar al-Awlaki, a leader of Al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula and a U.S citizen, is reported to have been killed in Yemen.
  • 07 Sep 2011 The Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team.
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  2. - Moves Like Jagger
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  4. - Party Rock Anthem
  5. - She Will


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 2011?

Willpower by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney



Roy F. Baumeister, a pioneering researcher, collaborates with John Tierney, a New York Times science writer, to revolutionize our understanding and appreciation of self-control.

Kill Me If You Can by James Patterson, Marshall Karp

Kill Me If You Can


Matthew Bannon is a New York City-based artist who finds a duffel bag stuffed with diamonds in a chaotic attack on Grand Central Station.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games


The nation of Panem is a shining Capitol that lies within the ruin of an area once called North America. It is surrounded by twelve outlying areas. The districts waged war against the Capitol long ago and were defeated.

In The Garden Of Beasts by Erik Larson

In The Garden Of Beasts


Erik Larson, New York Times bestseller author of Devil in The White City, tells a fascinating story about Hitler's rise.

Flash And Bones by Kathy Reichs

Flash And Bones


THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER KATHY REICHS, producer of FOX's hit show Bones, accelerates the suspense in NASCAR racing country where Dr.