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Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 2001.
Real World Events
- Grand Theft Auto III is released in October in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
- The predicessor of the Microsoft Xbox, the Sega Dreamcast, gets discontinued due to sales.
- The Microsoft Xbox is released in North America on November 15.
- The Nintendo GameCube is released in Japan on September 14.
- The GameCube is released in North America on November 18.
- The Nintendo Game Boy Advance is released in Japan on March 21.
- The Game Boy Advance is released in North America on June 11.
- The Game Boy Advance is released in the PAL region on June 22.
- Boris Mirsh is born.
- The events of Grand Theft Auto III take place in October.
- Claude is arrested for robbing Liberty City Bank.
- Claude escapes with 8-Ball on the ride to prison and the Callahan Bridge is damaged by a bomb.
- Mike Forelli is killed by Claude.
- Lee Chong is killed by Claude.
- The Bank of Liberty is robbed.
- The Triad fish factory is destroyed by Claude.
- The Cartel Ship is destroyed by Claude and 8-Ball.
- Mrs. Chonks is killed by Marty Chonks.
- Marty Chonks is killed by Carl.
- Salvatore Leone is killed by Claude.
- Tanner is killed by Claude.
- Ray Machowski's unnamed partner is killed by Claude.
- Leon McAffrey is killed by Claude.
- Kenji Kasen is killed by Claude.
- Donald Love disappears.
- Ray Machowski leaves Liberty City and flies to Vice City.
- Asuka Kasen and Miguel are killed by Catalina.
- Catalina is killed by Claude.
- Maria Latore is presumably shot and killed by Claude.
- Chatterbox FM is launched, according to a Liberty Tree article.
- Gardening with Maurice is cancelled, as mentioned by a caller on Chatterbox FM.
- Gary Schaffer is cleared of corruption charges as stated by Andee on LIPS 106.
- The Maibatsu Monstrosity is released, originally named "Monstroso" according to the Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories manual.
- Mayor Miles O'Donovan is reelected for a second term.
- Thomas Stewart wrote the article Pollution "not bad for health" for the Liberty Tree Newspaper in April.
- July 7th: Law firm Goldberg, Ligner & Shyster constructs an lawsuit against Mark Eastman, making him resign from his position as Betta Pharmaceuticals's CEO and ruining his life.
- William Hambrough is arrested for possession of controlled substance: cocaine, aged 31.
- Rudy D'Avanzo is arrested for hijacking and arson, aged 47.
- Willy Valerio is arrested for possession of crack cocaine, aged 22.
- Ashley Butler is arrested for possession of cocaine, aged 20.
- Steven Jabowitz is arrested for fraud, aged 36.
- Johnny Barbosa is arrested for grand larceny, aged 18.
- Heathcliff Waterstreet is arrested for possession of methamphetamine, aged 26.
- Cherise McCormic is arrested for possession of cocaine, aged 31.
- Lazlow Jones is arrested for bribery, aged 39.
- Wu Lee is arrested for grand larceny, aged 41.
- Tyler Dixon is arrested for possession of controlled substance with intent to sell, aged 18.
- Luis Fernando Lopez is arrested for assault, aged 18.
- Real Badman is arrested for armed robbery, aged 20.
- Elizabeta Torres is arrested for criminal sexual act: minor, aged 24.
- Brucie Kibbutz is arrested for patronize prostitute, aged 24.
- Little Jacob is arrested for armed robbery, aged 19.
- Jeremy St. Ives is arrested for patronize prostitute, aged 25.
- Mark Lupisella, Sonny Honorato, Moe Schwartz and Vincent Lupisella are all arrested together for racketeering, aged 43, 58, 62 and 72.
- Charles Matteo is arrested for racketeering, aged 53.
- Arthur Zapulla is arrested for possession of controlled substance: Crack Cocaine, aged 33.
- Joseph DiLeo is arrested for promotion gambling, aged 20.
- Alfonso Vasquez is arrested for possession of controlled substance: Intent to Sell, aged 52.
- The Los Santos Panic Basketball Team became champions.
- Grotti manufactured the Turismo, according to the Auto Eroticar website.