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  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Dec 07, 1887

    Eiffel Tower

    Construction of the legs with scaffolding

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Dec 07, 1887

    Construction of the legs with scaffolding.




  • Russian Empire
    Thursday Dec 07, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    The government sent troops

    Russian Empire
    Thursday Dec 07, 1905

    The government sent troops on 7 December, and a bitter street-by-street fight began.




  • Pearl Harbor, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    Adolf Hitler

    Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    On 7 December 1941, Japan attacked the American fleet based at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Four days later, Hitler declared war against the United States.




  • Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    The Consequences of The attack on Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war against Japan, and within days China joined the Allies in formal declaration of war against Japan, Germany and Italy.




  • Pearl Harbor, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese struck the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor with a surprise attack, knocking out the main American battleship fleet and killing 2,403 American servicemen and civilians.




  • Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    World War II

    Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    On 7 December 1941 (8 December in Asian time zones), Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. The attack on Pearl Harbor a surprise military strike by the Imperial Navy Air Service upon the United States against naval base at Pearl Harbor.




  • Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    Hirohito

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1941

    On December 8 (December 7 in Hawaii), 1941, in simultaneous attacks, Japanese forces struck at the Hong Kong Garrison, the US Fleet in Pearl Harbor and in the Philippines, and began the invasion of Malaya.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1947

    Marilyn Monroe

    First Appearance on Screen

    U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1947

    She was given her first film role, bit parts in Dangerous Years (1947).


  • West Berlin, West Germany
    Thursday Dec 07, 1972

    Martin Bormann

    Construction workers uncovered Human Remains near Lehrter Station

    West Berlin, West Germany
    Thursday Dec 07, 1972

    On 7 December 1972, construction workers uncovered human remains near Lehrter station in West Berlin just 12 m (39 ft) from the spot where Krumnow claimed he had buried them. Forensic examiners determined that the size of the skeleton and the shape of the skull were identical to Bormann's. Likewise, the second skeleton was deemed to be Stumpfegger's, since it was of similar height to his last known proportions. Composite photographs, where images of the skulls were overlaid on photographs of the men's faces, were completely congruent.


  • Timor-Leste
    Sunday Dec 07, 1975

    Xanana Gusmão

    Indonesian occupation of East Timor

    Timor-Leste
    Sunday Dec 07, 1975

    Nine days later, Indonesia invaded East Timor. At the time Gusmão was visiting friends outside of Dili and he witnessed the invasion from the hills. For the next few days he searched for his family.


  • Lithuania
    Thursday Dec 07, 1989

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Communist Party of Lithuania splits

    Lithuania
    Thursday Dec 07, 1989

    On December 7, 1989, the Communist Party of Lithuania under the leadership of Algirdas Brazauskas, split from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and abandoned its claim to have a constitutional "leading role" in politics.


  • Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1997

    Dwayne Johnson

    D-Generation X: In Your House

    Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 07, 1997

    At D-Generation X: In Your House, Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated The Rock in under six minutes to retain the Intercontinental Championship. The next night on Raw Is War, Austin was ordered by Mr. McMahon to defend the title in a rematch, but forfeited it to The Rock instead, handing him the title belt before hitting him with the Stone Cold Stunner. The Rock feuded with Austin and Ken Shamrock through the end of 1997 and beginning of 1998.


  • Kandahar, Afghanistan
    Friday Dec 07, 2001

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    Fall of Kandahar

    Kandahar, Afghanistan
    Friday Dec 07, 2001

    This eventually led to the overthrow of the Taliban rule of Afghanistan with the Fall of Kandahar on December 7, 2001, by U.S.-led coalition forces. Conflict in Afghanistan between the Taliban insurgency and the Afghan forces backed by NATO Resolute Support Mission is ongoing.


  • Europe
    Tuesday Dec 07, 2010

    Visa Inc.

    WikiLeaks

    Europe
    Tuesday Dec 07, 2010

    Visa Europe began suspending payments to WikiLeaks on December 7, 2010.


  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 07, 2011

    Uber

    Uber announces it has raised $37 million in Series B round

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 07, 2011

    Uber announces it has raised $37 million in Series B round, including investors such as Goldman Sachs, Menlo Ventures (with Shervin Pishevar and Shawn Carolan co-leading Menlo's investment), and Bezos Expeditions.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Dec 07, 2015

    Ellie Goulding

    Grammy Award nomination

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Dec 07, 2015

    On 7 December 2015, "Love Me like You Do" earned Goulding a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance.


  • Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Dec 07, 2016

    Amazon

    Amazon Prime Air makes its first delivery in Cambridge

    Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Dec 07, 2016

    Amazon Prime Air (Amazon's drone-based delivery system) makes its first delivery in Cambridge in the United Kingdom. The successful delivery is announced a week later, on December 14, along with video.


  • Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 07, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    2017 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 07, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo won the award on 7 December 2017 equalling the highest tally of Ballons D'Or in history, sharing the honor with Lionel Messi.


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