Tuesday, December 7, 2010

December 7, 2010

  • The anniversary of Cicero's assassination (43 BC)
  • 80 years since the first television commercial, an ad for I.J. Fox Furries who sponsored the CBS TV broadcast of the The Fox Trappers (1930)
  • 69 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII (1941)
  • 100 years since the birth of "The King of Swing:" Popular swing, big band, and lounge act Louis Prima (born 1910, died 1978)
  • International Civil Aviation Day (as created by the UN General assembly in 1994 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Civil Aviation).

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