Saturday December 7, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

December 7: Day of the Week

December 7, 2024 is the 342nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 24 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

December 7 Historical Event(s)

1696
Connecticut Route 108, third oldest highway in Connecticut, is laid out to Trumbull.
1776
Marquis de Lafayette arranges to enter the American military as a major general.
1930
W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts broadcasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.
1941
World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor – The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the United States Pacific Fleet and its defending Army Air Forces and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, causing a declaration of war upon Japan by the United States. Japan also invades Malaya, Thailand, Hong Kong and the Philippines at the same time (December 8 in Asia).
1962
Prince Rainier III of Monaco revises the principality’s constitution, devolving some of his power to advisory and legislative councils.
1983
An Iberia Airlines Boeing 727 collides with an Aviaco DC-9 in dense fog while the two airliners are taxiing down the runway at Madrid Barajas International Airport, killing 93 people.
1993
The Long Island Rail Road massacre: Passenger Colin Ferguson murders six people and injures 19 others on the LIRR in Nassau County, New York.
1995
The Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, a little more than six years after it was launched by Space Shuttle Atlantis during Mission STS-34.
1999
The Recording Industry Association of America files a lawsuit against the Napster file-sharing client alleging copyright infringement.
2007
The Hebei Spirit oil spill begins in South Korea after a crane barge that had broken free from a tug collides with the Very Large Crude Carrier, Hebei Spirit.

Who were born on December 7?

1863
Richard Sears, American department store founder (d. 1914)
1924
Mário Soares, former (17th) President of Portugal
1927
Helen Watts, British contralto (d. 2009)
1937
Thad Cochran, American politician, senator from Mississippi
1942
Alex Johnson, American baseball player
1942
Harry Chapin, American singer and songwriter (d. 1981)
1964
Peter Laviolette, head coach Philadelphia Flyers
1972
Tammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler
1987
Aaron Carter, American singer and actor
1989
Nicholas Hoult, English actor

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