History Quiz / Historical Events of 2011

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Can you name the events which happened in 2011?

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January 1st: Estonia officially adopts this currency.
January 14th: This country's government was the first to fall during the Arab Spring.
February 11th: This man resigned as the President of Egypt during the Arab Spring.
February 27th: The Oscar for best motion picture goes to this movie.
March 11th: This country was struck by a 9.1 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami.
March 17th: The United Nations Security Council voted 10-0 to create a no-fly zone over this country.
April 29th: This Prince married Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey, watched by hundreds of millions worldwide.
May 1st: Barack Obama announces the death of this Al Qaeda leader in Pakistan.
May 18th: Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigns as Managing Director of this organization.
June 2nd: This former governor of Massachusetts announces his candidacy for president.
June 4th: Puyehue volcano erupts in this country, causing air traffic cancellations across South America and Oceania.
July 7th: This organ was created using stem cells and used in the world's first artificial internal organ transplant.
July 9th: This country secedes from Sudan, causing all sorts of havoc for Sporcle.
July 15th: The release date for this year's highest grossing film, and the final installment for this wizard.
July 21st: This space shuttle lands at the Kennedy Space Center, concluding NASA's shuttle program.
August 21: This Atlantic Hurricane makes landfall in the Caribbean.
August 28th: Rebels took control of this capital effectively overthrowing the government of Muammar Gaddafi.
September 5th: India and this country sign a pact to end their 40-year border demarcation dispute.
October 5th: This co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Apple dies.
October 28th: This team beats the Texas Rangers to win their eleventh World Series championship.
November 7th: Physician Conrad Murray is found guilty of manslaughter in the death of this American entertainer.
November 26th: The exploration rover, Curiosity, was launched from Kennedy Space Center and landed on this planet in August 2012.
December 15th: The USA formally declares an end to the war in this country.
December 17th: This 'supreme leader' of North Korea dies of a heart attack at the age of 69.

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