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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘December 7’

On This Day, December 7 1941

On This Day, December 7 1941

Pearl Harbor bombed On this day, in an early-morning sneak attack, Japanese warplanes bomb the U.S. naval base at Oahu Island's Pearl Harbor—and the United States enters World War II. President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull knew a Japanese attack was imminent. Having received intelligence reports of intercepted coded messages from Tokyo to the Japanese ambassador in the United States, the president anticipated Japanese reprisals for his government's refusal to reverse ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Young moon and Mercury after sunset

EarthSky Tonight—Young moon and Mercury after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Can you find the slim waxing crescent moon and planet Mercury after sunset this evening? It will be a major sky-watching challenge. Binoculars can help you search, although both worlds are actually visible to the unaided eye in a clear sky shortly after sunset. To see the planets, find a level horizon in the direction of sunset. The moon and Mercury will pop out close to the southwest horizon some 35 to ... Full Story

Berthoud Board of Trustees: December 7

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING DECEMBER 7, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1.   Mainstreet Update                                                 Dir. Eric Boyd                                     30 minutes 2.   Historical Society Presentation/Re: Museum           Administrator Hart/Mark French             15 minutes 3.   Draft 2011 budget                                               ... Full Story

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