Monday July 8, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 8: Day of the Week

July 8, 2024 is the 190th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 176 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.

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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.

July 8 Historical Event(s)

1099
First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in a religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
1579
Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, is discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
1716
Great Northern War: the naval Battle of Dynekilen takes place.
1775
The Olive Branch Petition is signed by the Continental Congress of the Thirteen Colonies.
1822
Chippewas turn over a huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.
1874
The Mounties begin their March West.
1879
Sailing ship USS Jeannette (1878) departs San Francisco carrying an ill-fated expedition to the North Pole.
1889
The first issue of the Wall Street Journal is published.
1937
Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan sign the Treaty of Saadabad.
1947
Reports are broadcast that a UFO crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico.

Who were born on July 8?

1593
Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian painter (d. 1653)
1906
Philip Johnson, American architect (d. 2005)
1908
Nelson A. Rockefeller, 41st Vice President of the United States (d. 1979)
1924
Johnnie Johnson, American blues pianist (d. 2005)
1949
Dale Hoganson, Canadian ice hockey player
1952
Anna Quindlen, American newspaper columnist
1955
Mihaela Mitrache, Romanian actress (d. 2008)
1966
Mike Nawrocki, American voice actor
1971
Amanda Peterson, American actress
1992
Benjamin Grosvenor, British pianist

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