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 - Che Guevara
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1964: Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation. During his impassioned address, Guevara criticized the United Nations' inability to confront apartheid in South Africa, denounced the treatment of blacks in the United States, and predicted that a "wave of anger" would "sweep the lands of Latin America."


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