History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–89 Thomas Waits–72 Priscilla Barnes–67 Larry Bird–65 Christopher Thomas Howell–55 Shiri Appleby–43 Emily Browning–33 Nicholas Hoult–32 ; 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