December 11 Events in History

1914 - Stockton Street Tunnel (SF) completed (Sky Today)

   Events from history that occurred … on this day! 2011 The Cote d’Ivoire holds Parliamentary elections 2011 In Taipei, protesters demand Taiwan’s 200,000 foreign live-in caregivers receive the legal right to a weekly day off 2010 China’s inflation rate reaches 5.1%, a 28-month high 2010 The 46-year old son of convicted fraud king Bernard […]

Diners Called ‘Fat Girls’ On Check From Chilly D’s Restaurant (VIDEO)

Diners Called 'Fat Girls' On Check From Chilly D's Restaurant

  When three friends finished their meal at a California restaurant, they did not expect to be insulted on the bill. That is exactly what happened to Christine Duran, Christina Huerta and Isabel Robles when they visited Chilly D’s Sports Lounge, part of the Cameo Club Casino, in Stockton, Calif., according to ABC affiliate News […]

December 10 Events in History

1901 - 1st Nobel Peace Prizes (to Jean Henri Dunant, Frederic Passy)

   Events from history that occurred … on this day! 2011 Mexico’s state of Guerrero is hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake 2011 In a second consecutive mandate, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is sworn in as President of Argentina 2010 The U.S. announces it has no clear record of ownership or records of access for […]

Croatia’s Heaviest Snow in Decades (Raw Video)

Croatia's Heaviest Snow in Decades

  Severe weather conditions with freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall have hit Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Serbia and Romania this weekend, killing at least six people and causing travel chaos in southeastern Europe. Source: Youtube/ AssociatedPress Related posts: Moscow Gets First Heavy Snowfall (Raw Video) Snow hits eastern, central Europe hard Buffalo, N.Y. Sees First Snowfall […]

December 9 Events in History

1425 - Pope Martinus V forms University of Leuven

   Events from history that occurred … on this day! 2011 France’s three biggest banks, Credit Agricole, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale, are downgraded by Moody’s credit rating agency 2011 After negotiations in Brussels, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, rejects the invitation to join a European Union financial crisis accord 2010 China […]

Fires Force Evacuations in Queens (VIDEO)

Fires Force Evacuations in Queens

  Firefighters rescue residents of Rockaway Park, Queens, after a fire broke out. WABC’s Jeff Pegues has more. Source: Youtube/ CNNInternational Related posts: US Superstorm Threat Launches Mass Evacuations (VIDEO) Hundreds Evacuated As Colorado, New Mexico Fires Grow (VIDEO) Fires Burn 3,200 Acres in N. California (Raw Video) Forest Fires Madeira Islands and Mainland Portugal (VIDEO) […]

Coffin Therapy: Relaxing or Depressing? (VIDEO)

Coffin Therapy: Relaxing or Depressing?

  Ukrainian coffin manufacturer Stepan Piryanyk has been in the business for over a decade. But he’s looking to expand his client base… to include the living. He’s offering 15-minute coffin therapy sessions in Truskavets for customers to relax, reflect or perhaps prepare for the afterlife. (SOUNDBITE) Stepan Piryanyk, coffin business owner, saying (Ukrainian) : “You lie […]

December 8 Events in History

1972 - United Airlines crashes at Chicago's Midway Airport killing 45

  Events from history that occurred … on this day! 2011 Japan’s Government apologizes to Canada for the treatment of its POWs during World War II 2011 John Corzine, former CEO of MG Global, testifies before a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, stating he doesn’t know where hundreds of millions of dollars of […]

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