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1941: Roughly 350 Japanese warplanes attack the U.S. fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, killing 2,400 Americans, mostly sailors aboard battleships. President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests a declaration of war against Japan from Congress the following day, bringing the United States into World War II. Roosevelt declares that Dec. 7, 1941, will forever be "a date which will live in infamy."
1963: Army quarterback Rollie Stichweh's 1-yard touchdown in the Army-Navy football gains national attention, more than once, as CBS director Tony Verna uses video instant replay for the first time in a sports telecast. Announcer Lindsey Nelson has to tell viewers, "Ladies and gentlemen, Army did not score again!" Despite the replay, Navy wins the game, 21-15.
1999: The peer-to-peer file-sharing website Napster, founded by John Fanning, Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, is sued by the Recording Industry Association of America for hosting illegal downloads of copyrighted music.
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