History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–87 Thomas Waits–70 Priscilla Barnes–65 Larry Bird–63 Christopher Thomas Howell–53 Shiri Appleby–41 Emily Browning–31 Nicholas Hoult–30 ; 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