Historical Events In December - 11
Thursday, 24 June 2021
1985 On December - 11 the most expensive non-oil acquisition in U.S. history took place. General Electric Company agreed to buy RCA Corporation for $6.3 billion.
1986 On this day in history paul Keenan, actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30
1990 On December - 11 13 die in 83 vehicle accident in Chattanooga TN, due to fog
1990 US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) returns from space on this day in history.
1990 Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1991 On December - 11 william Kennedy Smith found not guilty of rape
1991 Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Prof (Swedish Academy), dies on December - 11.
1992 On December - 11 michael Robbins, actor (Lunch Hour, On the Buses), dies at 62
1993 On this day in history ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45
1994 Stanislaw Maczek, Polish/British general-major (WW II), dies at 102 on this day in history.
1995 On December - 11 arthur Mullard, comedian, dies at 82
1996 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93 on December - 11.
1997 Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson of federal district court issues preliminary injunction forcing Microsoft to stop, at least temporarily, requiring manufacturers to install its Internet Explorer on PCs on December - 11.
1997 Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist, dies at 73 on this day in history.
2005 205 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire north of London causes widespread damage on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history the Holocaust conference is opened in Tehran, Iran by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
2007 In Algiers, Algeria, two bombs explode within ten minutes of each other, the first near a UN office and the other detonated close to the Algerian Supreme Court. The official death count for both blasts stands as 31 on December - 11.
2012 On this day in history 125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria
2014 On December - 11 cIA Director John Brennan defends interrogation methods used after 9/11 but admits some methods were "abhorrent"
2017 Saudi Arabia announces an end to its 35 year ban on cinemas on December - 11.
2017 On December - 11 uS Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calls for the resignation of President Donald Trump given 16 women have accused him of sexual harassment
2017 Landmark trial for Huntington's disease in London announces positive results - first time a drug has been able to slow an incurable brain disorder on this day in history.
2017 Rahul Gandhi, son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, is elected leader of the Indian National Congress on this day in history.
2017 Six wildfires in Southern California now cover area larger than New York City and Boston combined on December - 11.
2017 On December - 11 attempted suicide terrorist bomb attack in New York wounds 3, bomb fails to fully detonate
2018 Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018 is "the Guardians" journalists targeted for their work, including Jamal Khashoggi on December - 11.
2018 On December - 11 the Artic is experiencing "unprecedented warmth" caused by human-caused climate change, according to US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report
2019 On this day in history climate activist Greta Thunberg is named Time magazine's Person of the Year
2020 On December - 11 uS Supreme Court rejects lawsuit by Texas to overturn Jo Biden 's election in four battleground states, endorsed by 17 Republican attorney generals
2020 The European Union agrees to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% over the next decade on December - 11.