On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 2001

Historical Events

Historic Event

Caribbean writer V.S. Naipaul is awarded the Noble Prize for Literature

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences awarded to George Akerlof, Joseph E. Stiglitz and A. Michael Spence for "their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"

  • The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
2001 Highlights

About October 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra