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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 - Mexican Drug War
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2006: Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, the president of Mexico, launches a military-led offensive to put down the drug cartel violence in the state of Michoacán. This effort is often regarded as the first event in the Mexican Drug War.

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