Dec 7 in history: Leo Baekeland patents first thermo-setting plastic and more

Updated: Dec 07, 2021, 09:38 AM(IST)

From Parliament of Northern Ireland voting to remain a part of UK to Hamid Karzai becoming Afghanistan's 1st popularly elected president, we have it all.

Let's dive in today's history.

1909

Leo Baekeland patents first thermo-setting plastic, Bakelite

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1922

Parliament of Northern Ireland votes to remain a part of UK

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1941

Japanese attack US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, kill 2300

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1972

Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched

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2004

Hamid Karzai becomes Afghanistan's 1st popularly elected president

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