On This Day

October 11, 2001 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

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.