1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor
Japanese bomber planes launched a major attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. More than 2,000 Americans were killed in the raid, and five of the eight American battleships stationed there were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor is what drew the U.S. into World War II. Video shows a clip from the 50th anniversary memorial service at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1991. Dec. 7, 2011 marks 70 years after the attack.
1995 Galileo Reaches Jupiter
Six years after its launch, NASA spacecraft sent a probe to measure Jupiter’s climate.
2005 False Bomb Threat in Miami
Federal marshals shot and killed a man who claimed to have a bomb on a plane.
1928 Noam Chomsky
1949 Tom Waits
1956 Larry Bird
1967 Tino Martinez
1969 Patrice O’Neal
1973 Terrell Owens
1973 Damien Rice
1979 Sara Bareilles
1987 Aaron Carter
1989 Nicholas Hoult
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