This Day in History: 1941-12-09
The 1st U.S. WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines. China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy. Citizen Register reports “Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester”. Hitler orders that U.S. ships are to be torpedoed. New Bank of America Headquarters in San Francisco opens. Minnesota Half Back Bruce Smith wins 7th Heisman Trophy Award.