Culture
3:57 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Tenn. Gov. Declares Today 'Pearl Harbor Day'

The U. S. S. California sinking at Pearl Harbor.
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Gov. Bill Haslam is designating Dec. 7 "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day" in Tennessee.

On December 7, 1941, more than 3,500 Americans serving in the United States military stationed at Pearl Harbor were killed or wounded in a surprise attack by Japan.

Twenty Tennessee service members on the USS Arizona were killed during the attack.