History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeusz Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–82 Thomas Waits–65 Larry Bird–58 Priscilla Barnes–56 Christopher Thomas Howell–48 Shiri Appleby–36 Emily Browning–26 Nicholas Hoult–25 ; 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 makes its debut during an American Army–Navy football game.