December 7 holidays in 2021
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
National Illinois Day
National Cotton Candy Day
World Trick Shot Day
December 7 2020 holidays
Historical Events on December 7
The legendary outlaw Jesse James robs his first bank in Gallatin, Missouri in the United States.
Trials to compare the fuel efficiency between the coal-powered HMS Peterel and the fuel-oil powered HMS Spiteful. The conclusions of these trial led to coal ships becoming obsolete in the Royal
Queen Nefertiti’s bust is discovered in Minya, Egypt. She was the wife of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten.
The U.S issues a declaration of war against Austria-Hungary.
A surprise attack on the U.S Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii is conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy. This attack would bring the United States into World War II.
Almost 120 people are killed when a fire erupts at the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s considered by many to be the deadliest hotel fire in United States history.
The last Apollo Moon mission – Apollo 17 – takes off. As the leave Earth’s atmosphere, the crew snaps a picture that would become known as “The Blue Marble.”
Charles Brooks, Jr. becomes the first person in the United States to be executed by lethal injection when he’s put to death in Texas.
After traveling for more than 6-years, the Galileo spacecraft finally makes it to Jupiter.
Famous Birthdays on December 7
American philosopher and linguist, Noam Chomsky is born in
American baseball player Hal Smith is born in
American actress Ellen Burstyn is born in
American journalist and author, Rosemary Rogers is born in
English comedian Stan Boardman is born in
American author and screenwriter, Susan Isaacs is born in
American singer-songwriter and actor, Tom Waits is born in
American basketball player and coach, Larry Bird is born in
English bass player Tim Butler is born in
American actor Patrick Fabian is born in
American actor Jeffrey Wright is born in
American actor, director and screenwriter, C. Thomas Howell is born in
Japanese actress Kazue Itoh is born in
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