December 7th celebrates International Civil Aviation Day and Cotton Candy Day.
We’ve made it to the 341st day of the year, the end is in sight! There are 23 days left until we reach the end of 2023.
Let’s take a closer look at what makes December 7th such a special day in history with these interesting facts and events that all happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked? This surprise attack by the Japanese led the US to join World War II the following day.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about December 7th in history!
What memorable events happened on December 7 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Coca-Cola was named the world’s largest plastic polluter by the charity “Break Free From Plastic.”
A ban on diesel cars was called for in France.
In order to reduce pollution, the Mayor of Paris called for a ban on diesel cars in Paris by 2020, in addition to creating pedestrian-only neighborhoods.
An assassination attempt was made on the First Lady of the Philippines.
Imelda Marcos, the First Lady, was presenting awards for a national beautification and cleanliness contest when she was attacked with a large knife. Her assailant was shot to death at the scene, and Marcos required 75 stitches on her wounded hands and arms.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Nicholas Hoult? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.
National Cotton Candy Day
Nine out of ten dentists hate this day, but they only have themselves to blame since it was actually a dentist who invented cotton candy! If there were ever a time to gorge yourself silly on cotton candy, it would be today. Just remember to brush your teeth after!
International Civil Aviation Day
It wasn’t too long ago that it took months of travel to cross from one side of the world to the other. So celebrate the wonder of civil aviation today by taking a moment to appreciate how convenient it is or by buying a plane ticket. We could all do with a vacation!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
In 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first black woman to receive an Oscar, but she had to accept it in the hotel backroom because of her race.
Birthday & Zodiac
For those of you who were born on December 7th, your zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Though honesty is a critical trait in Sagittarians, sometimes this truth can be overbearing. So be careful what you ask because you will always get a truthful answer, even if the revelations leave scars.
The Blue Topaz birthstone is given to people born during the month of December. The icy-blue topaz provides special healing powers to those who wear it.
If you were lucky enough to be born on this day, you were likely conceived around March 16th, the same year.
A baby that is conceived on December 7th, 2023, will be due next year around August 30th.