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 - Mos Def
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1973: Rapper and actor Mos Def, whose best known acting roles include the movies "The Italian Job," "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" and "16 Blocks," is born Dante Terrell Smith in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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