Top Ten: Important Events In 2011

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2011 has been a big year and it’s only 5 months in! I wonder what other big events will top this list before the year’s over.

These events are in order of date, not importance. Click on each event to read more about it. Check ‘em out below!

Top Ten:

10) Attempted assassination of Congresswoman Giffords (January 8th)

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9) Egyptian protests/revolution (February)

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8 ) Libyan protests cause gas prices to raise 20% (February/March)

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7) President Hosni Mubarak resigns from Egyptian office (February 11th)

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6) Earthquake/Tsunami in Tokyo (March 11)
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5)Tornadoes in the South (April)

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4) President Obama releases his long form birth certificate proving he was born in the U.S. (April 27th)  

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3) Royal Wedding (April 29th)

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2) Pope John Paul II is beatified moving him closer to sainthood (May 1st)

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1) Osama bin Laden is killed (May 1st)

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