National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

By Madhupriya

December 8,2022

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A proclamation naming December 7, 2022, as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was released today by Governor Gavin Newsom.

Is December 7th a Pearl Harbor Day?

The 2,403 service soldiers and civilians who perished in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, are remembered and honoured every year on December 7 by survivors, veterans, and tourists from around the world.

What is Pearl Harbor Day and why is it important?

According to the Pearl Harbor Visitors Bureau, 2,403 people died in total, including 2,008 Navy personnel, 109 Marines, 218 Army military men, and 68 civilians. 1,177 of the deceased came from the USS Arizona, whose wreckage is now the primary reminder of the tragedy.

How many died on Pearl Harbor Day?

Pearl Harbor Day and Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day are additional names for the day. This day honours and remembers the 2,403 Americans who died when the Japanese conducted a surprise attack on Pearl Harbour in Hawaii on December 7, 1941.

Why is today Pearl Harbor Day?

The government doesn't observe a holiday on Pearl Harbor Day, thus no businesses, schools, or offices are closed. Some organisations might host memorial services in honour of the people who perished or were hurt at Pearl Harbor.

Is Pearl Harbor Day a legal holiday?

Many people in the United States and even in other countries celebrate those who served at Pearl Harbor and during World War II on this day.

How do I acknowledge Pearl Harbor Day?