On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 2001

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Novelist V. S. Naipaul
V. S. Naipaul

Nobel prizeNobel 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"

Economist George Akerlof
George Akerlof
Economist Michael Spence
Michael Spence
  • The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
2001 Highlights

About October 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra