8 December 2021: This day in history

1863: Abraham Lincoln issues his Amnesty Proclamation and plan for Reconstruction of the South

1941: US and Britain declare war on Japan, US enters World War II

1941: US President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers “Day of Infamy” speech to US Congress a day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

1965: Pope Paul VI signs 2nd Vatican council

1966: US and USSR sign treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space

2004: Cuzco Declaration is signed in Cuzco, Peru, establishing the Union of South American Nations


Source: Onthisday.com

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