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On this day: December 11

Published: Dec 10 2012 11:24:00 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 11 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

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.

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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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