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This Week in History

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 1:30 pm

This Week in History

December 8, 1941 The day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. and Britain declared war on Japan.

December 8, 1980 John Lennon, former Beatle musician was assassinated in New York City.

Dec. 10, 1927 “Grand Ole Opry” first named during the Barn Dance radio broadcast.

December 11, 1901 – The first transatlantic radio signal was transmitted from Cornwall, England to St. John’s, Newfoundland.