1,000 students protest at Kabul University as protests continue in Afghanistan over the burning of a Qur'an "found guilty" by pastor Terry Jones' church in the U.S. state of Florida.
Parents in Polk County in the U.S. state of Florida protest against their children having their irises scanned by authorities without permission by schools. The EyeSwipe-Nano program is temporarily suspended.
NASA's Space Shuttle "Endeavour" successfully launches from the Kennedy Space Center in the U.S. state of Florida on its final mission. [http:--www.space.com-11677-nasa-shuttle-launch-endeavour-final-mission-sts-134-liftoff.html (Space.com)], [http:--www.ajc.com-news-nation-world-nasa-clears-space-shuttle-945979.html (AP via "Atlanta Journal-Constitution")]date=August 2019
The Mayor of Miami-Dade County in the U.S. state of Florida, Carlos Alvarez, and County commissioner Natacha Seijas are defeated in recall elections. [http:--www.miamiherald.com-2011-03-15-v-fullstory-2115658-polls-open-for-recall-election.html ("Miami Herald")]date=August 2019
5 male teenagers from Little Haiti, Miami, in the U.S. state of Florida are killed by carbon monoxide poisoning in a motel room after fumes from a car kept idling overnight vent up a staircase into their room.
United States Army General David Petraeus, the Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, condemns plans by a small Florida church to burn copies of the Koran on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks as inflammatory.