On this day: December 11

Published On: Dec 10 2012 10:24:00 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 11 2014 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 - John Kerry
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Courtesy of U.S. Sen. John Kerry

1943: John Kerry, who served in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts from 1985 to 2013, when he succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state, is born in Aurora, Colorado. Kerry also ran for president in 2004 as the Democratic candidate, losing to incumbent President George W. Bush.

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