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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining December 7. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is December 7 so important!

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Top 10 December 7 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Adolf Hitler's initial reaction to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, when he was first informed about it on the evening of 7 December at Führer Headquarters, was that he claimed "We can't lose the war at all. We now have an ally which has never been conquered in 3,000 years".

  2. Although the band existed through several different incarnations (the blue velvets and the golliwogs), Creedance Clearwater Revival was only a band for 5 years, releasing 7 studio albums during that time, 5 of which were released in just 23 months between January of 1969 and December of 1970?

  3. A hospital nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, committed suicide on 7 December 2012, three days after receiving and falling for a prank phone call as part of a radio stunt by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs concerning Prince William's pregnant wife.

  4. Cicero was killed by two soldiers/assassins at his villa south of Rome on December 7, 43 BC.

  5. Since living in Hawaii in 1935, Nazi agent Bernard Kuehn actively provided Japan with valuable intel of U.S. Navy positions in/out of Honolulu, crucial for the December 7, 1941 attack. When he was arrested after the attack, he owned two houses, a sailboat and lots of money in Hawaii, but no job.

  6. On May 26, 1824 he became a professor at the University of Giessen and on December 7, 1825 accepted the chair in chemistry.

  7. Although Japan was at war with the United States after December 7, 1941 and targeted most merchant ships coming and going to the U.S. with its submarines, it was not at war with the Soviet Union until the very end of the war. Because of that, the Japanese often left Soviet transport ships unmolested.

  8. This was the worst naval defeat for the U.S. Navy until Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

  9. The gold in a bottle of Goldschläger is worth approximately $4.31 as of December 7, 2010.

  10. The world record for flight endurance was set in a Cessna 172 that took off on December 4, 1958 from Las Vegas, and then landed back at McCarran Airfield on February 7, 1959. The flight lasted 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds.

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After Pearl Harbor the sunken battleships were raised or salvaged and suffered minimal causalities. Had they been sunk in open ocean they would have been lost forever with 20,000 casualties. Nimitz said "It was God's mercy that our fleet was in Pearl Harbor on December 7 1941."

Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the government of Canada passed Order-in-Council P.C. no. 1486 on February 24, 1942, forcing Japanese-Canadians in British Columbia to either be deported back to Japan or sent to internment camps.

There were 37 sets of brothers assigned to the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941. 23 sets of brothers died and only one full set of brothers survived the attack.

In December 1969 Muhammad Ali appeared on Broadway in the musical Buck White. There were 7 performances in total.

The U.S. state of Montana was the coldest place ON EARTH on December 7, 2013

Before the Pearl Harbor attack, the Japanese government issued a note to the US Secretary of State saying that they were planning to attack the US since negotiations had not been working. The Secretary of State found the note at 2:20 PM on December 7, 1941.