At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu. A swarm of 360 Japanese warplanes followed, descending on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in a ferocious assault. John Lennon shot · Attack on Pearl Harbor · Washington Monument · Hawaii.
Unlike in past years, people wishing to attend the Dec. 7 ceremony who do not have an invitation cannot just go directly to the ceremony.
December 7 is the day of the year in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 24 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is Events · Births · Deaths · Holidays and observances.