On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 2016

Historical Events

  • Bombing at a chapel in Cairo, Egypt, kills 25 and wounds 45

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh says he will contest his election defeat in court, after his 1st election loss in 22 years

Dictator and President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh
Dictator and President of Gambia
Yahya Jammeh
  • 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
2016 Highlights

About December 11, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius