Today is December 7th. On this date in 1941, the Japanese attacked the U.S. Naval station at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following day, President Franklin Roosevelt addressed Congress referencing the "day that will live in infamy." A video of his speech is attached.
December 7, 1941 Just before 8am hundreds of Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, killing more than 2,300 Americans and wounding at least 1,000 more.
Pearl Harbor - 65 years ago today - military photos - The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941