December 11, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Cronulla riots: thousands of white Australians demonstrate against ethnic violence, resulting in a riot against anyone thought to be Lebanese (and many who were not) in Cronulla Sydney. These are followed by ethnic attacks on Cronulla.
  • The Buncefield Oil Depot in Hemel Hempstead, England, is rocked by explosions, causing a huge oil fire.