Someone has done a great job of collecting these events! In any case we can look to remember events of 2011 and to enjoy the Lego.
March 2011 - troubled star Charlie Sheen was fired from American sitcom Two and a Half Men after he rejected requests by its broadcast network to enter rehabilitation.
April 2011 - well-wishers, tourists and media gathered to watch the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's "first" kiss as a married couple following their wedding in Westminster Abbey.
May 2011 - US president Barack Obama and his national security team were picture in a now famous photo watching the mission to kill Osama bin Laden unfold in real time.
June 2011 - Barack Obama, appears with Angela Merkel, played down the prospect of a double-dip recession.
July 2011 - Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi Deng blocked him from getting cream-pied during a hearing of a government select committee hearing on phone hacking.
August 2011 - a Sydney teenager was trapped in her home for 10 hours after a suspicious device was attached around her neck. The suspected bomb was only discovered to be a fake after the lengthy ordeal.
August 2011 - rioters clash with police in London, Birmingham and Manchester, as local businesses and buildings are looted and damaged.
September 2011 - protesters camped out in Zuccotti Park as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, sparking copycat demonstrations across the globe.
October 2011 - tributes were paid across the web to Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, who died aged 56.
October 2011 - fighting continues in Libya between anti-Gaddafi forces and loyalists as the rebels mount a massive attack on Gaddafi's forces in Sirt.
October 2011 - Hosts New Zealand beat France in the final of the Rugby World Cup.
November 2011 - 11/11/11 remembere.
November 2011 - the image of the pepper spraying cop at a protest in California sparked a series of online memes, as Xeni Jardin explains.
November 2011 - a Lego Christmas tree is erected in London.