Historical Events In December - 11
Monday, 19 August 2019
1985 The most expensive non-oil acquisition in U.S. history took place. General Electric Company agreed to buy RCA Corporation for $6.3 billion on December - 11.
1986 Paul Keenan, actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history 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 On December - 11 fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker, dies at 92
1991 On December - 11 william Kennedy Smith found not guilty of rape
1991 On December - 11 artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Prof (Swedish Academy), dies
1992 Michael Robbins, actor (Lunch Hour, On the Buses), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45
1994 On December - 11 stanislaw Maczek, Polish/British general-major (WW II), dies at 102
1995 Arthur Mullard, comedian, dies at 82 on December - 11.
1996 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93 on December - 11.
1997 On December - 11 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.
1997 Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist, dies at 73 on December - 11.
2005 On this day in history 205 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire north of London causes widespread damage.
2006 On December - 11 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 this day in history.
2012 125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria on December - 11.
2014 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On December - 11 landmark trial for Huntington's disease in London announces positive results - first time a drug has been able to slow an incurable brain disorder
2017 On December - 11 rahul Gandhi, son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, is elected leader of the Indian National Congress
2017 On this day in history six wildfires in Southern California now cover area larger than New York City and Boston combined
2017 Attempted suicide terrorist bomb attack in New York wounds 3, bomb fails to fully detonate on this day in history.
2018 Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018 is "the Guardians" journalists targeted for their work, including Jamal Khashoggi on this day in history.
2018 The Artic is experiencing "unprecedented warmth" caused by human-caused climate change, according to US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report on December - 11.