On this day: December 11

POSTED: 08:24 PM PST Dec 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 10, 2015 

The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.

OTD December 11 - Zacarias Moussaoui
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Department of Homeland Security

2001: U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft announces the first federal indictment directly related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Zacarias Moussaoui was charged with six conspiracy charges. Moussaoui had been in the country taking flight training and was arrested less than a month before the attacks took place.


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