Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii territory Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service fighters attack a US naval base with the belief the strike would send the US a message to not interfere with the Imperial Japanese's plans in Southeast Asia The 3-hour surprise attack claimed the lives of 2,335 American forces, injured 1,143, and caused…

1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting

December 7, 1993 Garden City, New York Colin Ferguson shoots passengers while on the Long Island Rail Road, killing 6 and injuring 19 Using a 9mm and carrying 160 rounds of ammo, Ferguson calmly stood during his commute before firing "as methodical as if he were taking tickets" according to The New York Times. His…