December 07

This Day in History

1941

Pearl Harbor Bombed

On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, American neutrality in World War II ends when Japanese forces conduct a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Over 400 planes from six … (more...)

1941

A Day of Infamy – Pearl Harbour

7 December 1941 is the date of one of the most significant events of the twentieth century – the surprise attack by Japanese forces, directed by Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, against the United States … (more...)

1934

Jet Stream Discovered, Advances Aviation

"American aviator Wiley Harderman Post is credited with discovering the jet stream, on this day in 1934. Wiley Post was born into a farming community in Texas in 1898, his family moving to … (more...)

1598

Artist Giovanni Bernini Is Born

"On this day in 1598, Italian master sculptor, artist, and architect Giovanni Bernini was born. Widely regarded the originator of the Baroque style of sculpture, Bernini served eight popes during his … (more...)