History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–91 Thomas Waits–74 Priscilla Barnes–69 Larry Bird–67 Christopher Thomas Howell–57 Shiri Appleby–45 Emily Browning–35 Nicholas Hoult–34 ; 1941 – Japanese warplanes attacked the home base of the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, drawing the United States into World War II. More than 2,300 Americans were killed ; 1963 – Instant replay (video/television) makes its debut during an American Army–Navy football game