December 11th, 1792
French Revolution. The trial of King Louis XVI of France begins in Paris. The King is charged for treason and the trial will end in guillotine.
December 11th, 1934
Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholic Anonymous enters treatment for the last time.
December 11th, 1946
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund ( UNICEF ) is established.UNICEF has receives the Nobel Peace Prize in 1965 for its overall offer.
December 11th, 1962
Arthur Lucas was one of the last two persons that were executed in Canada. He was convicted of the murder of an undercover narcotics agent. Lucas, as well as his fellow prisoner ( Ronald Turpin )were executed by hanging in Toronto.The capital punishment for murder was removed from Canada’s criminal code in 1976.
December 11th, 1968
The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus.Two concerts on a circus stage were held where The Who, John Lenon, Taj Mahal, Marianne Faithfull, Jethro Tull, Eric Clapton, Mitch Mitchell and Keith Richards performed together as parts of a group called The Dirty Mac. In 1996 a film was released about that event.