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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November 20, 1945 – Nuremberg Trials begin

November 20, 1945 – Nuremberg Trials begin

This day marks the start of the International War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, during which 24 high-ranking Nazis are held accountable for atrocities perpetrated during World War II.

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November 6, 1962 – U.N. condemns apartheid

November 6, 1962 – U.N. condemns apartheid

The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution condemning South Africa’s racist apartheid policies and calls on all member states to terminate economic and military relations with the country.

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