Originally posted by Kram09
reply to post by Misterlondon
The Arab Uprisings
The New Zealand earthquake
The Japan earthquake and tsunami
Death of Bin Laden
The campaign against Libya etc etc
2011: The year when a lot happened
But, what makes it different from any other year?
for an example lets just go to exactly 10 years ago to 2001
-Bush sworn in as president
-Blair wins election
-Berlusconi wins election
-Sharon sworn in
-Mozambique worst floods in decades. 80,000 evacuated
-Russia arrests FBI - U.S expel Russian diplomats
-Macedonia erupts in violence- nato eventually go in
-Israel strikes targets in syria
-US spy lane lands in China- US troops taken captive.
-7.9 Earthquake in gurat kills 30,000 people
-U.S. sub sinks Japanese fishing boat
-Race riots in Cincinnati
-Crown prince kills royal family in nepal
-Milosevic extradited to Hague
-Megawati takes presidency in indonesia
-9/11 terrorist attacks in new york
-Afghanistan war begins
-anthrax attacks in the u.s
-Tourism minister shot in jerusalem
-IRA begins to put their weapons beyond use in northern Ireland
-Jet crashes, killing 260 in new york
-Bus bomb in Haifa, israel
-Gunbattle at parliament, in Delhi.
No doubt 2011 was an eventful year, but there were also many other eventful years.. 1914.. 1917.. 1931.. 1935.. 1939.. 1940.. 1943.. 1941.. 1945..
1956.. 1962.. 1968.. 1979.. 1999.. 2001.. 2004.. 2008.. take your pick..
And what can we expect next year?