History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–88 Thomas Waits–71 Priscilla Barnes–66 Larry Bird–64 Christopher Thomas Howell–54 Shiri Appleby–42 Emily Browning–32 Nicholas Hoult–31 ; 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