History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday RIP Tadeus Konopka(“Ted Knight” 19231–1986) ; “Ellen Burstyn”(Edna Gillooly)–90 Thomas Waits–73 Priscilla Barnes–68 Larry Bird–66 Christopher Thomas Howell–56 Shiri Appleby–44 Emily Browning–34 Nicholas Hoult–33 ; 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 (video/television) makes its debut during an American Army–Navy football game