On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 2020

Historical Events

  • America's FDA authorizes the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
  • European Union leaders agree to cut net carbon emissions by 55% in the next decade
  • First same-sex civil union registered in Bolivia after a two-year legal battle by activists
  • Gunmen storm a school in Kankara, Katsina state, northern Nigeria, kidnapping more than 300 students (Boko Haram later claims responsibility)

Election of Interest

US Supreme Court rejects lawsuit by Texas to overturn Jo Biden's election in four battleground states, endorsed by 17 Republican attorney generals

2020 Highlights

About December 11, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius