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  • Pakistan
    Sunday May 1, 2011

    Barack Obama

    Bin Laden Death

    Pakistan
    Sunday May 1, 2011

    The operation took place on May 1, 2011, and resulted in the shooting death of bin Laden and the seizure of papers, computer drives and disks from the compound.




  • Abbottabad, Pakistan
    Sunday May 1, 2011

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    Bin Laden was killed by American Special Forces

    Abbottabad, Pakistan
    Sunday May 1, 2011

    After a 10-year manhunt, U.S. President Barack Obama announced that bin Laden was killed by American special forces in his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on May 1, 2011.




  • Abbottabad, Pakistan
    Monday May 2, 2011

    Bin Laden

    Death

    Abbottabad, Pakistan
    Monday May 2, 2011

    On June 15, 2011, federal prosecutors of the United States of America officially dropped all criminal charges against Osama bin Laden following his death in May.




  • Papineau, Canada
    Monday May 2, 2011

    Justin Trudeau

    2011 Federal Election

    Papineau, Canada
    Monday May 2, 2011

    Trudeau was re-elected in Papineau in the 2011 federal election, as the Liberal Party fell to third-party standing in the House of Commons with only thirty-four seats.




  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Monday May 2, 2011

    Dwayne Johnson

    His 39th Birthday

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Monday May 2, 2011

    The Rock appeared live on Raw in his hometown of Miami to celebrate his 39th birthday.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 3, 2011

    Bin Laden

    Most Wanted List

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 3, 2011

    Website of the Federal Bureau of Investigation listing bin Laden as deceased on the Most Wanted List on May 3, 2011




  • U.S.
    Monday May 16, 2011

    Donald Trump

    Trump announced he would not run for president

    U.S.
    Monday May 16, 2011

    On May 16, 2011, Trump announced he would not run for president in the 2012 election.


  • Syria
    Wednesday May 18, 2011

    Qasem Soleimani

    Soleimani was sanctioned again

    Syria
    Wednesday May 18, 2011

    On 18 May 2011, he was sanctioned again by the U.S. along with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and other senior Syrian officials due to his alleged involvement in providing material support to the Syrian government.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 25, 2011

    Christine Lagarde

    Announced her candidacy to be head of the IMF

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 25, 2011

    On 25 May 2011, Lagarde announced her candidacy to be head of the IMF to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn, upon his resignation.


  • Taoyuan City, Taiwan
    Friday May 27, 2011

    HTC

    No lock on bootloader

    Taoyuan City, Taiwan
    Friday May 27, 2011

    On 27 May 2011, in response to customer feedback, HTC announced that they will no longer lock the bootloaders on their Android based phones.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 27, 2011

    James Bond

    Carte Blanche was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday May 27, 2011

    American writer Jeffery Deaver was then commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications to produce Carte Blanche, which was published on 26 May 2011.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 28, 2011

    Lionel Messi

    2011 UEFA Champions League

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 28, 2011

    The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played on 28 May 2011 at Wembley Stadium in London that decided the winner of the 2010–11 season of the UEFA Champions League. The final was contested by Barcelona of Spain and Manchester United of England, the same teams which contested the 2009 final held in Rome which Barcelona won 2–0.


  • London, England
    Sunday May 29, 2011

    David Cameron

    Cameron stepped down as patron of the Jewish National Fund

    London, England
    Sunday May 29, 2011

    At the end of May 2011, Cameron stepped down as patron of the Jewish National Fund, becoming the first British prime minister not to be patron of the charity in the 110 years of its existence.


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