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Newspapers have served as a primary source of information for years, with old newspapers being irreplaceable for the hundreds of years of history they account for. With an archive of over 155 million pages, NewspaperArchive brings easy access to such historical accounts, including those from the year 2011, including the start of the energy crisis upon the rising in the price of crude oil, the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death, evidence of water on Mars being captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the launching of the Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity, the end of the Iraq War, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.

Historical Events
For Year 2011

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January 1, 2011

The 17th Eurozone country is announced as Estonia, who also makes the Euro it's official currency.
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Feb 22 - Mar 14, 2011

The 2011 energy crisis comes into effect as the price of crude oil rises 20% in two weeks due to the output ability of Libya's production of oil being uncertain.
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April 29, 2011

Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding is seen by an estimated 2 billion people as the are wed at Westminster Abbey in London.
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May 2, 2011

The announcement that Al-Qaeda's leader Osama bin Laden was killed during an American military operation is made by the President of the United States, Barack Obama.
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May 16, 2011

A €78 billion rescue deal is agreed upon by the European Union to Portugal and to be paid by the European Financial Stabilization Mechanism, the European Financial Stability Facility, and the International Monetary Fund equally.
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July 9, 2011

An independence referendum held earlier this year results in the succession of South Sudan from Sudan.
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July 20, 2011

Famine is declared in southern Somalia by the United Nations for the first time in more than 30 years.
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July 21, 2011

Upon the completion of the STS-135, the Space Shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center marking the conclusion of NASA's space shuttle program.
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July 22, 2011

Twin terrorist attacks are launched in Norway by Anders Behring Breivik, resulting in the death of 77 people.
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August, 2011

A heavy loss is experienced by the world stock exchanges resulting from fears that the European sovereign debt crisis and the United States debt-ceiling crisis are spreading.
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August 5, 2011

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is announced as having captured evidence water on Mars in photographs.
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August 5, 2011

The launching of the first solar-powered spacecraft to Jupiter, Juno, takes place from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
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August 20-28, 2011

Control of the Libyan capital is overtaken by Libyan rebels as the overthrow the government of Muammar Gaddafi in the Battle of Tripoli.
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September 17, 2011

The United State experiences the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street protests leading into the Occupy movement spreading throughout 82 countries within the year.
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September 19, 2011

A $357 million appeal is launched by the United Nations for those effected by the Sindh floods in Pakistan earlier this year.
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October 18, 2011

A major prisoner swap between Israel and a militant group in Palestine takes place, in which Israeli Army soldier Gilad Shalit is exchanged for 1,027 Palestinian and Israeli-Arab prisoner.
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October 21, 2011

The end to the political violence in Basque is declared by ETA, a Basque separatist militant organization, after having lasted 43 years.
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October 27, 2011

The announcement of an agreement aimed towards handling the European sovereign debt crisis is made by the European Union, containing an increase totaling €1 trillion for the bailout fund of the European Financial Stability Facility.
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October 31, 2011

Established as a symbolic date by the United Nations representing the day in which the global population reached seven billion.
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October 31, 2011

Palestine is admitted as a member of UNESCO, upon a vote in which 107 out of 121 member states were in favor.
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November 26, 2011

The world's most elaborate Martian exploration vehicle in history, the Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity, launches from the Kennedy Space Center, landing on Mars 9 months later.
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December 15, 2011

The end of the Iraq War is officially declared by the United States. Read More

December 29, 2011

December 30th is skipped by Samoa and Tokelau, aligning their time zones with their main trading partners.
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