Graph of the Day for December 7, 2009

"Yesterday, December 7, 1941-a date which will live in infamy-the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1941.

Source:  The "Internet." 

Hoven's Index for December 7, 2009

Number of US deaths from the Pearl Harbor attacks in 1941:  2,402. 

Number of atom bombs the US dropped on Japan in 1945:  2.

Number of days from when "Little Boy" (first atomic bomb) was assembled and ready, to when it was dropped on Japan:  5.

Number of days after "Little Boy" was dropped that "Fat Man" (second atomic bomb) was dropped on Japan:  3.

Number of deaths from the September 11 attacks in 2001:  2,976.

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