This Date in History Calender – December 8

In assasination, Cold War, economics/money, Foreign Affairs, History, Justice, music, World War II on December 8, 2007 by Editor Z

U.S President Dwight D Eisenhower gives his “Atoms for peace” Speech.

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1886: The American Federation of Labor is established.

1933: Comic and Tv personality Flip Wilson is born.

1936: Actor David Carradine is born.

1941: A day following the stunning attack by the Japanese forces on the U.S Naval base at Pearl Harbor, the U.S Congress officially declares war on Japan and U.S president Franklin Roosevelt goes before the American people and congress to speak about the incident.

1941: The Republic of China officially declares War on Japan.

1947: Musician Greg Allman of the Allman Brothers is born.

1953: U.S President Dwight D Eisenhower gives his “Atoms for Peace” speech.

1980: Ex-Beatles singer and the spirit of a generation John Lennon is murdered outside the New York City Apartment Building where he resided. He was 40 years old.

1991: The Cold War is on its way to being over, when leaders of Russia, as well as Soviet states Belarus and the Ukraine officially come to an agreement to dissolve the Soviet Union (USSR) and adopt what will become known as the Commonwealth of Independent States.



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