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On this day: December 11

Published On: Dec 10 2012 10:24:00 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 11 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.

OTD December 11 - Louis XVI
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1792: During the French Revolution, King Louis XVI of France is put on trial for treason by the National Convention. He would eventually be found guilty of high treason, and executed by guillotine on Jan. 21, 1793.

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