History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–85 Thomas Waits–68 Priscilla Barnes–62 Larry Bird–61 Christopher Thomas Howell–51 Shiri Appleby–39 Emily Browning–29 Nicholas Hoult–28 ; 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