On this day: December 11

POSTED: 08:24 PM PST Dec 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 10, 2014 

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 - Marie Curie
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1911: Marie Curie becomes the first person to be awarded a second Nobel Prize, accepting the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in Stockholm, Sweden, for isolating radium by electrolyzing molten radium chloride. Her first prize came in 1903 and was a collaborative effort with her husband, Pierre Curie, and Henri Becquerel in Physics for her contributions in the discovery of radium and polonium.

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