What Happened on October 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Novelist V. S. Naipaul
V. S. Naipaul

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

Economist George Akerlof
George Akerlof
Economist Michael Spence
Michael Spence
  • The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.