December 11, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • A bomb explodes outside a furniture showroom on the mainly-Protestant and loyalist Shankill Road, Belfast; four civilians (including two babies) were killed and nineteen wounded
  • The Libertarian Party of the United States is formed.

Deaths in History

  • Maurice "Mac" McDonald, American fast-food pioneer (b. 1902)