Ave Maria School of Law

U.S. Archives

Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which killed 2,403 active duty members of the U.S. military and injured another 1,178.

United States Library of Congress

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which led to the establishment of Israel and the Palestinian territories. The letter was sent on behalf of the British government to a Jewish community leader, expressing the government's support of a Jewish home state, and a century later, its 67 words have just as much impact.