History Blog

December 7

Happy Birthday Ellen Burstyn(Edna Gillooly)–80 Tom Waits–63 Larry Bird–56 Priscilla Barnes–54 Christopher Thomas Howell–46 Shiri Appleby–34 ; 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.