On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bombing at a chapel in Cairo, Egypt, kills 25 and wounds 45
  • Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh says he will contest his election defeat in court, after his 1st election loss in 22 years
  • Kyrgyzstan votes in a referendum to change the constitution to give the government more power

Famous Deaths

  • Sid O'Linn, South African cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960), dies at 89