History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–86 Thomas Waits–69 Priscilla Barnes–63 Larry Bird–62 Christopher Thomas Howell–52 Shiri Appleby–40 Emily Browning–30 Nicholas Hoult–29 ; 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