Melania Trump sent out a message today in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor — with the wrong date.
The attack, which prompted the United States to join World War II, happened on Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese planes surprise attacked the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii.
“Today we honor Pearl Harbor Heroes,” she sent in a now-deleted tweet McClatchy captured with a screenshot. “11/7/1941 Thank you to all military for your courage and sacrifice!”
Around 2,300 American servicemen died in the attack, with just over 1,000 more injured.
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Watch historical footage of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the sinking of the USS Arizona, Dec. 7, 1941.National Archives
The First Lady quickly resent her tweet with the correct date.
But others noticed her mistake.
What happened to 11/7/1941? That was a bigly day! I miss the old tweet!— Establishment Guy (@Politicalprozac) December 7, 2017
And others noticed that President Donald Trump had a minor mistake in a tweet he also composed in honor of the day.
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - “A day that will live in infamy!” December 7, 1941— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 7, 2017
It's "date," you eedjit. And no banger.— Helen Kennedy (@HelenKennedy) December 7, 2017
At the start of the Star Spangled Banner at the Easter Egg Roll, First Lady Melania Trump was seen nudging President Donald Trump. He then put his hand over his heart.The White House/YouTube