Total solar eclipse was observed throughout Europe on 11 August 1999 at 11:11 am.
The winter solstice of the last day of the Mayan calendar is at 11:11 am on 21 December 2012.
Aquarius is the eleventh sun sign of the zodiac system.
21 December 2012 = 21/12/2012 = 2+1+1+2+2+0+1+2 = 11
The sunspot cycle or the solar cycle lasts for 11 years. The next solar cycle starts in 2012.
September 11 is the 254th day of a year: 2+5+4 = 11
There are 111 days from September 11 to December 31.
It took eleven years to build the World Trade Center (1966 - 1977).
The World Trade Center stood like a number eleven.
The plane that hit the World Trade Center first was Flight 11
The total number of crew on Flight 11 was eleven.
New York is the eleventh state of the US Constitution.
The spacecraft of NASA to Moon was Apollo 11. The mission was a success.
In almost every widely played sport in the world, such as American football, a cricket, a field hockey and a soccer, there are eleven players on each side of the playing teams.
Number eleven is a prime number.
Eleven is a time, when people around the globe take a morning break for a snack and tea.
In England, the decoration of the Easter cakes sometimes has eleven flowers or almond paste to represent the eleven good apostles of Jesus Christ. The treacherous Judas is excluded.
The largest cat in the world is the Siberian tiger, measuring 11 feet long.
Do you know that a rocket should travel at over eleven kilometers per second to escape the gravity of the earth?
The deepest point of one of the oceans of world is 11km at the Mariana Trench.
Are you aware of the fact that the length of a rugby ball is 11 inches?
Jupiter takes 11.86 Earth years for one revolution around, the Sun.
Another interesting fun fact about the number eleven is, that the World War I ended on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour.
The maximum number of Oscar awards for any movie is eleven. This figure was achieved by Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
The eleventh house in astrology is the segment that rules one's friendship, hopes, social relations and desires.
The flag of Canada features a maple leaf having eleven points.
One more amusing fact about this number and concerned only with the year 2011 is a small trick that can be applied even today; the summation of the last two digits of your birth year and your age as off 2011, gives a result of number 11 in the last two digits. For instance, if you turned 22 in the year 2011, and your birth year is 1989, then, 89+22=111.
Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader, stepped down in February 11, 2011.
An earthquake of magnitude 9.0 struck Japan on March 11, 2011, becoming the most powerful earthquake to hit Japan. The aftershock of magnitude 7.1 hit Fukushima resulting in further destruction.
You forgot that we now have 11 character slots.

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