Today, 69 years ago, Japanese military forces attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor in what was then the territory of Hawaii. Although there is not a day off to remember it, there are plenty of resources online to take a look at and remember the events that brought the United States into the Second World War and cost the lives of 2402 Americans.
The National Park Service has a comprehensive history lesson plan complete with table of contents and pictures.
The Honolulu Star-Bulletin also had a story about this in 1999.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Day of Infamy Speech.”
There are plenty more resources to find if you want, but I am sure you can all find some more on your own. But although you may not be at home today, its worth it to take a minute or two and look back.