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Monday July 8, 2019

July 8: Day of the Week

July 8, 2019 was the 189th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 176 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1497
    Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.
  • 1579
    Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, is discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
  • 1758
    French forces hold Fort Carillon against the British at Ticonderoga, New York.
  • 1775
    The Olive Branch Petition is signed by the Continental Congress of the Thirteen Colonies.
  • 1864
    Ikedaya Jiken: the Choshu Han shishi’s planned Shinsengumi sabotage on Kyoto, Japan at Ikedaya.
  • 1892
    St. John’s, Newfoundland is devastated in the Great Fire of 1892.
  • 1907
    Florenz Ziegfeld staged his first Follies on the roof of the New York Theater in New York City.
  • 1960
    Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.
  • 1970
    Richard Nixon delivers a special congressional message enunciating Native American Self-Determination as official US Indian policy, leading to the Indian Self-Determination Act.
  • 1988
    The Island Express train travelling from Bangalore to Kanyakumari derails on the Peruman bridge and falls into Ashtamudi Lake, killing 105 passengers and injuring over 200 more.

Who were born on July 8?

  • 1919
    Walter Scheel, German politician
  • 1931
    Roone Arledge, American sports broadcaster (d. 2002)
  • 1940
    Ben Chapman, English politician and civil servant
  • 1942
    Phil Gramm, American politician
  • 1962
    Joan Osborne, American singer and songwriter
  • 1966
    Mike Nawrocki, American voice actor
  • 1971
    John Juanda, Indonesian poker player
  • 1972
    Shōsuke Tanihara, Japanese actor
  • 1982
    Joshua Alba, American actor
  • 1984
    Alexis Dziena, American actress

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