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On This Day December 7: Attack on Pearl Harbor, Imelda Marcos assassination attempt

WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY?

43 BC – Marcus Tullius Cicero is assassinated.
1732 – The Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London, England.

 Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London, England

Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, London, England

1941 – World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor – The Imperial Japanese Navy carries out a surprise attack on the United States Pacific Fleet and its defending Army and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
1965 – Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously revoke mutual excommunications that had been in place since 1054.

 

1972 – Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched. The crew takes the photograph known as The Blue Marble as they leave the Earth.
1999 – A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc.: The Recording Industry Association of America sues the peer-to-peer file-sharing service Napster, alleging copyright infringement.

WHO WERE BORN ON T HIS DAY?

521 – Columba, Irish missionary, monk, and saint (d. 597)
1932 – Ellen Burstyn, American actress
1956 – Larry Bird, American basketball player and coach

 

1966 – C. Thomas Howell, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1979 – Sara Bareilles, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress

 

1987 – Aaron Carter, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor

WHO DIED ON THIS DAY?

43 BC – Cicero, Roman philosopher, lawyer, and politician (b. 106 BC)
1649 – Charles Garnier, French missionary and saint (b. 1606)
2013 – Chick Willis, American singer and guitarist (b. 1934)
2015 – Peter Westbury, English race car driver (b. 1938)

PHILIPPINE HISTORY

EVENT

1972 – Imelda Marcos survives an assassination attempt using a bolo knife against her.

 

1956 – The Philippines was elected to the eleven-nation United Nations Security Council. President

BIRTHDAY

1830 – Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista. a lawyer and General Emilio Aguinaldo’s confidante, was born in Biñan, Laguna. He authored the ‘ Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence.’

1976 – Derek Ramsay, Filipino-British actor, model and television personality

DEATH

1899 – Juan Luna, Filipino painter and sculptor (b. 1857)

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