2011

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January 26, 2022

2011 (MMXI, in Roman numerals) was a common year of the 21st century that began on a Saturday, according to the Gregorian calendar. Its Sunday letter was B. Shrove Tuesday took place on March 8th and Easter Sunday on April 24th. According to the Chinese horoscope, it was the year of the Rabbit, starting on February 3rd. The United Nations designates 2011 as the International Year of Forests and the International Year of Chemistry. It was marked by demonstrations in Arab countries, the wedding of Prince William and Princess Kate, the economic crisis and the end of the Iraq War. In Brazil, the main events were the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff, the Realengo Massacre and the proposal to divide Pará. The most relevant deaths were Osama Bin Laden, Amy Winehouse, Steve Jobs, Nate Dogg, Muammar al-Gaddafi. In Brazil, Itamar Franco, Sócrates and José Alencar. In music, he stood out for Rock in Rio in Rio de Janeiro, international concerts by Iron Maiden, Dulce Maria, Nick Jonas, Alice Cooper, Amy Winehouse, among others in several cities across the country. In the religious scene, the Promessas Trophy was highlighted, which awarded artists and groups such as Diante do Trono, Trazendo a Arca, Aline Barros, Thalles Roberto, André Valadão and a festival in Rio de Janeiro. In sports, the highlight was the Pan American Games in Mexico. There have also been some elections around the world. The great Disasters in 2011 were in the rains of the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro and in the south of Minas Gerais and the earthquakes in Japan. The year 2011 was also marked by the occurrence of a serious global economic crisis, which caused a drop in the Gross Domestic Product of several nations, affecting mainly the countries of the European continent. Falls in the main stock exchanges of the world were registered in a frequent way. See below, divided by months, the great events in the world.

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Events

January

January, 1st The end of the mandate of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as president of Brazil and the beginning of the mandate of Dilma Rousseff, the first woman to reach the presidency of Brazil. The works of Selma Lagerlöf enter the public domain in Portugal and Brazil; Walter Benjamin; F. Scott Fitzgerald. Start of the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Estonia uses the Euro as its official currency. Portugal, together with Germany, become non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, for the biennium 2011-2012. An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hits Argentina. Attack on Coptic church in Egypt leaves 21 dead and 43 injured. January 2 Conjunction between Jupiter and Uranus. An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hits Chile. January 3rd Earthquake of magnitude 7.1 on the Richter scale, hits Chile. An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale hits Indonesia. 4th of January Partial solar eclipse visible over most of Europe, the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa and western Asia. January 9 Referendum on the independence of South Sudan January 12 Rains in the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro leave more than 900 dead. January 14th Zine El Abidine Ben Ali resigns from the presidency of Tunisia. January 15th Wikipedia's tenth anniversary. January 19 Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 on the Richter scale hits southwest Pakistan, there were no casualties. January 23rd Presidential elections in Portugal, having been re-elected Aníbal Cavaco Silva for a second term. January 25th Protests began in Egypt.

February

February 4th A failure in the Luiz Gonzaga hydroelectric system caused a power blackout in 8 states in northeastern Brazil. IPv4 protocol runs out and will be replaced by IPv6 which is capable of generating 340 decillion combinations. February 6th American Football — The Green Ba

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