What happened in history today!
On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States who was playing neutral so far in the war, entered World War II as Congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The famous legendary actor of Bollywood Dharmendra was born today on 8th December 1935 in Punjab. The actor who rose to fame and become one of the most successful Indian actor through his films like Sholay, Phool or Pathar and many more. The actor is also known as He-Man and Action King for his action films.
In 1972, a United Airlines Boeing 737 crashed while attempting to land at Chicago-Midway Airport, killing 43 of the 61 people on board, as well as two people on the ground; among the dead were Dorothy Hunt, wife of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt, U.S. Rep. George W. Collins, D-Ill., and CBS News correspondent Michele Clark.
One of the most versatile, famous and ever green actress of Bollywood Sharmila Tagore was also born today on 8th December 1944. The actress who has bagged many awards for her outstanding performance in films like Mausam, Aradhana, Amar Prem is also the mother of two famous stars of today Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan.
The famous English rockstar John Lennon who gained fame as one of the founding member of famous rock band The Beatles died on 8th December 1980. The rock star was shot to death outside his New York City apartment building by an apparently deranged fan.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan had announced to shut down Faisalabad on Monday, 8th December 2014. The chaotic day started with a clash between PTI and PML-N workers that resulted in the death of at least two PTI workers and several injuries.