What Happened on December 11, 2017

Historical Events

  • Attempted suicide terrorist bomb attack in New York wounds 3, bomb fails to fully detonate
  • Landmark trial for Huntington's disease in London announces positive results - first time a drug has been able to slow an incurable brain disorder
  • Rahul Gandhi, son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, is elected leader of the Indian National Congress
  • Saudi Arabia announces an end to its 35 year ban on cinemas
  • Six wildfires in Southern California now cover area larger than New York City and Boston combined

Event of Interest

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calls for the resignation of President Donald Trump given 16 women have accused him of sexual harassment

2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • Aline Griffith, American-born Spanish aristocrat, Countess of Romanones, spy and author, dies at 94
  • Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, dies at 60

About December 11, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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