7th December

The events happened on 7th December are :

1941 : Pearl Harbor attack : On this day in 1941, Japanese bombers launched a surprise aerial attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, precipitating the entry of the United States into World War II.

1975 : Shortly after declaring its independence, East Timor was invaded and occupied by Indonesian forces.

1972 : American astronaut Eugene Andrew Cernan commanded the last manned flight to the Moon, effectively ending the Apollo program.

1941 : Adolf Hitler issued his Night and Fog Decree, a secret order for the arrest and execution of “persons endangering German security.”

1917 : The United States declared war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I.

1787 : Delaware became the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

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