December 7, 1941 – Pearl Harbor bombed

December 7, 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.

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December 7, 1975 – Indonesia invades East Timor

December 7, 1975 – Indonesia invades East Timor

Early in the morning, Indonesian forces launch a massive invasion of the former Portuguese half of the island of Timor, which lies near Australia in the Timor Sea.

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