On this day: December 11

Published On: Dec 10 2012 10:24:00 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 11 2015 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 - Kyoto protocol
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1997: The Kyoto Protocol, which sets binding obligations on industrialized countries to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, opens for signature.

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