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Abda and Sabas were two martyrs mentioned in the Menologium der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes by Probst Maltzew.
Abdul Sattar Edhi (عبدالستار ایدھی; 28 February 1928 – 8 July 2016) was a Pakistani philanthropist, ascetic, and humanitarian who founded the Edhi Foundation, which runs the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, along with homeless shelters, animal shelter, rehab centres, and orphanages across Pakistan.
Adolf IV (before 1205 – 8 July 1261), was a Count of Schauenburg (1225–1238) and of Holstein (1227–1238), of the House of Schaumburg.
Alan Dean Ashby (born July 8, 1951) is an American former professional baseball player and current radio and television sports commentator.
Brigadier Alan Ward Brown (8 July 1909 – 1 September 1971) was a British Army tank officer of the Second World War.
Albert of Saxony (Latin: Albertus de Saxonia; c. 1320 – 8 July 1390) was a German philosopher known for his contributions to logic and physics.
Alberto Bolognetti (1538–1585) was an Italian law professor, bishop, diplomat, and cardinal.
Alejandra Soler Gilabert (July 8, 1913 – March 1, 2017) was a Spanish politician and schoolteacher.
Aleksandr Gurnov (born 8 July 1957 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian TV persona.
Alexandros Papanastasiou (Αλέξανδρος Παπαναστασίου; 8 July 1876 – 17 November 1936) was a Greek politician, lawyer and sociologist, who served twice as Prime Minister of Greece in the interwar period.
Alexei Vasilievich Gusarov (Алексей Васильевич Гусаров) (born July 8, 1964) is a retired Russian ice hockey defenceman.
Alfred Binet (July 8, 1857 – October 18, 1911) was a French psychologist who invented the first practical IQ test, the Binet–Simon test.
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Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an American actress, director, and former fashion model.
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 – 8 July 1933), was an English novelist and playwright.
Joseph Antonio Charles Lamer, (July 8, 1933 – November 24, 2007) was a Canadian lawyer, jurist and the 16th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
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Artemisia Gentileschi (July 8, 1593c. 1656) was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio.
Sir Arthur John Evans (8 July 1851 – 11 July 1941) was an English archaeologist and pioneer in the study of Aegean civilization in the Bronze Age.
Arthur Edward Imperatore Sr. (born July 8, 1925 in West New York, New Jersey) is an Italian-American businessman from New Jersey.
Ashtamudi Lake (Ashtamudi Kayal), in the Kollam District of the Indian state of Kerala, is the most visited backwater and lake in the state.
August Alle (in Viljandi – 8 July 1952 in Tallinn) was an Estonian writer.
Auspicius (died 130?) is said to be the successor of St.
The Australia national rugby union team, nicknamed the Wallabies, is controlled by Rugby Australia.
Sardar Mir Balakh Sher Mazari (born 8 July 1928) (بلخ شیر مزاری) is the tumandar (or chieftain) and the paramount sardar of the Mazari tribe which is situated on the tristate area between Balochistan, Sindh and Punjab provinces of Pakistan.
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.
The naval Battle of Dynekilen (Slaget ved Dynekilen) took place on 8 July 1716 during the Great Northern War.
The Battle of Hansan Island and following engagement at Angolpo took place from 14 to 15 August 1592.
The Battle of Malta took place on 8 July 1283 in the entrance to the Grand Harbour, the principal harbour of Malta, as part of the War of the Sicilian Vespers.
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The Bayonne Statute (Estatuto de Bayona)Ignacio Fernández Sarasola,, Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes.
Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970), known professionally as Beck, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
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Ben Jelen (born Benjamin Ivan Jelen; 8 July 1979 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish-born American former singer-songwriter who plays the piano, violin, and guitar.
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Ben-Zion Dinur (בן ציון דינור, born Ben-Zion Dinaburg; 2 January 1884 – 8 July 1973) was a Zionist activist, educator, historian and Israeli politician.
Édouard Benjamin Baillaud (14 February 1848 – 8 July 1934) (aged 86) was a French astronomer.
Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011) was the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977, as the wife of the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford.
William Anthony Hallahan (August 4, 1902 – July 8, 1981) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball during the 1920s and 1930s.
William "Bill" Mackrides (born July 8, 1925) is a former American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
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Bob Beckham, born Robert Joseph Beckham (July 8, 1927 – November 11, 2013) was an American country music publisher based in Nashville, who mentored generations of songwriters as head of Combine Music Publishing from 1964 to 1989.
Braidon Burns (born 8 July 1996) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the National Rugby League.
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Jonathan Bryce Love (born July 8, 1997) is an American football player for the Stanford Cardinal.
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Colonel Carlos Betances Ramírez (July 8, 1910 – October 28, 2001), was the only Puerto Rican to command a battalion in the Korean War.
Carlos Cavazo is a Mexican-born American guitarist best known as the guitarist for Quiet Riot during their commercial peak.
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Cecilia Victoria Oreña-Drilon (born July 8, 1961), better known as Ces Drilon, is a Filipino broadcast journalist.
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Charles C. Droz (born July 8, 1924) was an American politician in the state of South Dakota.
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Christopher S. Adams, Jr. (born July 8, 1930) is an American author and retired United States Air Force officer.
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Dan Levinson Born July 8, 1965 in Los Angeles, CA as Daniel A. Levinson is a jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bandleader.
Daniel Navarro García (born 18 July 1983) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer, currently riding for UCI Professional Continental team.
Dario Gradi, MBE (born 8 July 1941) is an Italian-English former amateur football player, coach and manager.
David Hickson (30 October 1929 – 8 July 2013) was an English professional footballer who played for Everton, Aston Villa, Huddersfield Town, Liverpool, Cambridge City, Bury & Tranmere Rovers.
David James Kennedy (born July 8, 1976) is an American guitarist and songwriter.
David Malet Armstrong (8 July 1926 – 13 May 2014), often D. M. Armstrong, was an Australian philosopher.
Dave Taylor (born 8 July 1988) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who is signed to the Central Queensland Capras to play in the Intrust Super Cup competition.
Désiré Alfred Mérchez (August 16, 1882 – July 8, 1968) was a male French swimmer and water polo player who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Diane Clare (born Diane Dirsztay; 8 July 1938 – 21 June 2013) was an English film and television actress.
Richard Benjamin Gray (July 11, 1931 – July 8, 2013) was an infielder in Major League Baseball, playing mainly as a third baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals from 1958 through 1960.
Richard Stanford Cox (April 19, 1930 – July 8, 1994), known professionally as Dick Sargent, was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on the ABC's fantasy situation comedy Bewitched.
Diego de Almagro, (– July 8, 1538), also known as El Adelantado and El Viejo, was a Spanish conquistador and a companion.
The Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement (DRUM) was an organization of African-American workers formed in May 1968 in the Chrysler Corporation's Dodge Main assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan.
Dominique Jean Larrey (8 July 1766 – 25 July 1842) was a French surgeon in Napoleon's Grande Armée and an important innovator in battlefield medicine and triage.
Dominique Nohain (8 July 1925 – 30 May 2017) was a French actor, dramatist, screenwriter and theatre director.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.
Dujail (Arabic: الدجيل; alternate spelling: Ad Dujayl) is a Shi'a district in the Saladin Province.
Edward C. Lumley, (born October 27, 1939) is a Canadian corporate executive and former politician.
Edgar (Ēadgār; 8 July 975), known as the Peaceful or the Peaceable, was King of England from 959 until his death.
Edmund Sears Morgan (January 17, 1916 – July 8, 2013) was an American historian and an eminent authority on early American history.
, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.
Edward Bonfoy Giller (July 8, 1918 – October 1, 2017) was a United States Air Force (USAF) Major General who served as the assistant general manager for military application, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Germantown, Maryland.
Edward Daniel DiPrete (born July 8, 1934) is an American Republican Party politician from Rhode Island.
Edward Wooster (1622 in England – July 8, 1689) was an English early settler of Colonial America, and "the first permanent settler in Derby", Connecticut.
Eli Lilly (July 8, 1838 – June 6, 1898) was an American soldier, pharmacist, chemist, and businessman who founded the Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation.
Eli Lilly and Company is a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with offices in 18 countries.
Elihu Yale (5 April 1649 – 8 July 1721) was a British merchant, slave trader, President of the East India Company settlement in Fort St. George, at Madras, and a benefactor of the Collegiate School in the Colony of Connecticut, which in 1718 was renamed Yale College in his honor.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (July 8, 1926 – August 24, 2004) was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying (1969), where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief, also known as the "Kübler-Ross model".
Dame Ellen Patricia MacArthur, DBE (born 8 July 1976) is a retired English sailor, from Whatstandwell near Matlock in Derbyshire, now based in Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Emmanuel Philibert (in Emanuele Filiberto; also known as Testa di ferro, Testa 'd fer, "Ironhead", because of his military career; 8 July 1528 – 30 August 1580) was Duke of Savoy from 1553 to 1580, KG.
Eric Guy Chouinard (born July 8, 1980) is an American-born Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently plays for Grenoble in the French Ligue Magnus.
Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino; January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American actor whose career spanned over six decades.
Ernst Bloch (July 8, 1885 – August 4, 1977) was a German Marxist philosopher.
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
The official designation of Eternal Leaders of Juche Korea (주체조선의 영원한 수령) was established by a line in the preamble to the Socialist Constitution of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as amended on 30 June 2016, and in subsequent revisions.
Faye Margaret Emerson (July 8, 1917 – March 9, 1983) was an American film actress and television interviewer known as "The First Lady of Television." Beginning in 1941, she acted in many Warner Brothers films.
Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin (8 July 1838 – 8 March 1917) was a German general and later aircraft manufacturer, who founded the Zeppelin airship company.
The First Portuguese Republic (Primeira República Portuguesa; officially: República Portuguesa, Portuguese Republic) spans a complex 16-year period in the history of Portugal, between the end of the period of constitutional monarchy marked by the 5 October 1910 revolution and the 28 May ''coup d'état'' of 1926.
Fort Carillon, the precursor of Fort Ticonderoga, was constructed by Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil, Governor of Canada, to protect Lake Champlain from a British invasion.
Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977)—often referred to as simply Gary Powers—was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission in Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.
Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock or Francis Leopold M'Clintock KCB, FRS (8 July 1819 – 17 November 1907) was an Irish explorer in the British Royal Navy who is known for his discoveries in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Franz Xaver Winterhalter (20 April 1805 – 8 July 1873) was a German painter and lithographer, known for his portraits of royalty in the mid-19th century.
Frederick William Seward (July 8, 1830 – April 25, 1915) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party who twice served as the Assistant Secretary of State.
FYI (stylized as fyi) is an American digital cable and satellite channel that is owned by A&E Networks, a cable network joint venture between the Disney–ABC Television Group subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company and the Hearst Communications (each own 50%).
Eugene Lee Coon (January 7, 1924 – July 8, 1973) was an American screenwriter, television producer and novelist.
George Antheil (July 8, 1900 – February 12, 1959) was an American avant-garde composer, pianist, author, and inventor whose modernist musical compositions explored the modern sounds – musical, industrial, and mechanical – of the early 20th century.
George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician.
Gerardo Diego Cendoya (October 3, 1896 – July 8, 1987) was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of '27.
Ghassan Kanafani (غسان كنفاني, 8 April 1936 in Acre, Mandatory Palestine – 8 July 1972 in Beirut, Lebanon) was a Palestinian author and a leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
Gian Giorgio Trissino (8 July 1478 – 8 December 1550), also called Giovan Giorgio Trissino, was an Italian Renaissance humanist, poet, dramatist, diplomat, and grammarian.
Giorgio Pullicino (8 July 1779 – 25 October 1851) was a Maltese painter, architect, and professor of drawing and architecture at the University of Malta.
Giovanni Papini (January 9, 1881 – July 8, 1956) was an Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, and novelist.
Godtfred Kirk Christiansen (July 8, 1920 – June 13, 1995) was the managing director of The Lego Group from 1957 to 1979.
The Governor of Michigan is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Great Fire of July 8, 1892 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is remembered as the worst disaster ever to befall that city.
Saint Grimbald (or Grimwald) (820 – 8 July 901) was a 9th-century Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Saint Bertin near Saint-Omer, France.
Gunther or Gunthar (Günther; died 8 July 873) was Archbishop of Cologne in Germany from 850 until he was excommunicated and deposed in 863.
Gyang Dalyop Dantong (20 February 1959 – 8 July 2012) was a Nigerian senator who represented the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State.
Hakim Hanif Warrick (born July 8, 1982) is an American professional basketball player for Ironi Nahariya of the Israeli Premier League.
The ghost town of Hamburg, South Carolina, was once a thriving upriver market located in Edgefield District (now Aiken County) of the Piedmont.
William Harrison "Bones" Dillard (born July 8, 1923) is an American former track and field athlete, who alongside Walter Tewksbury and Harry Hillman is one of three males so far to win Olympic titles in both sprinting and hurdling events.
Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was an English physician, writer, progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality.
Henri Paul Cartan (July 8, 1904 – August 13, 2008) was a French mathematician with substantial contributions in algebraic topology.
Henrique Mitchell de Paiva Cabral Couceiro (30 December 1861 in Lisbon – 11 February 1944 in Lisbon) was a Portuguese soldier, colonial governor, monarchist politician and counter-revolutionary; he was notable for his role during the colonial occupation of Angola and Mozambique and for his dedication to the monarchist cause during the period of the First Portuguese Republic through the founding of the Monarchy of the North.
Howard Green Duff (November 24, 1913July 8, 1990) was an American actor of film, television, stage, and radio.
Howard Banford Siler Jr. (June 18, 1945 – July 8, 2014) was an American bobsledder who competed from the late 1960s to the early 1980s.
Hu Liang (born 8 July 1974) is a Chinese professional field hockey player who represented China at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Hugo Boss AG, often styled as BOSS, is a German luxury fashion house.
Hugo Ferdinand Boss (8 July 1885 – 9 August 1948) was a German fashion designer and businessman.
An icon (from Greek εἰκών eikōn "image") is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, from the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, and certain Eastern Catholic churches.
The IDS Center is an office skyscraper located at 80 South 8th Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (a; 8 July 1895 – 12 April 1971) was a Soviet physicist who received the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov and Ilya Mikhailovich Frank, for their 1934 discovery of Cherenkov radiation.
Kenneth A. "Ike" Petersen (July 8, 1909 – August 6, 1995) was an American football back who played two seasons in the National Football League with the Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions.
The, also known as the Ikedaya affair, was an armed encounter between the shishi which included masterless samurai (rōnin) formally employed by the Chōshū and Tosa clans (han), and the Shinsengumi, the Bakufu's special police force in Kyoto on July 8, 1864 at the Ikedaya Inn in Kyoto, Japan.
The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (Public Law 93-638) authorized the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and some other government agencies to enter into contracts with, and make grants directly to, federally recognized Indian tribes.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
Irene Prador (16 July 1911, Vienna8 July 1996, Berlin) was an Austrian-born actress and writer.
Irwin Hasen (July 8, 1918 – March 13, 2015) was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator (with Gus Edson) of the Dondi comic strip.
The Island Express is an Indian Railways train running between Bangalore and Kanyakumari. Train No. 16526 runs from Bangalore to Kanyakumari, and Train No. 16525 runs in the reverse direction. The train runs daily through the state of Kerala (via Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam and Palakkad) and covers the 944 km journey in about 19 hours 15 minutes.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
James Farl Powers (July 8, 1917June 12, 1999) was an American novelist and short-story writer who often drew his inspiration from developments in the Catholic Church, and was known for his studies of Catholic priests in the Midwest.
Jack Burke Sowards (March 18, 1929 – July 8, 2007) was an American screenwriter who wrote the story and screenplay for the 1982 movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and the 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Where Silence Has Lease".
John Harold Lambert (born July 8, 1952) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL).
Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born July 8, 1998) is an American actor, rapper, singer and songwriter.
Jaime Omar García (born July 8, 1986) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Jai Johanny Johanson (born July 8, 1944), frequently known by the stage name Jaimoe, is an American drummer and percussionist.
James Grover Franciscus (January 31, 1934 – July 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for his roles in feature films and in four television series: Mr. Novak, The Naked City, The Investigators, and Longstreet.
James Vincent Tate (December 8, 1943 – July 8, 2015) was an American poet.
Jamie Robert Cook (born 8 July 1985) is an English guitarist and songwriter.
The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked operations: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597.
Jaroslav "Jarek" Janiš is an auto racing driver born on 8 July 1983 in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia.
Jean de La Fontaine (8 July 162113 April 1695) was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.
Jean Moulin (20 June 1899 – 8 July 1943) was a high-profile member of the Resistance in France during World War II.
Jean Rouverol (July 8, 1916 – March 24, 2017) was an American author, actress and screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s.
Jean-Paul Étienne Dreyfus, better known as Jean-Paul Le Chanois (25 October 1909 – 8 July 1985), was a French film director, screenwriter and actor.
Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is an American actor.
Jenny Diski FRSL (née Simmonds;Katharine Viner, The Guardian, 8 March 2011. 8 July 1947 – 28 April 2016) was an English writer.
Jerry Vale (born Genaro Louis Vitaliano; July 8, 1930 – May 18, 2014) was an American singer and actor.
Jesse Sergent (born 8 July 1988) is a retired New Zealand racing cyclist who last rode professionally for.
Joan Elizabeth Osborne (born July 8, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, and interpreter of music, having recorded and performed in various popular American musical genres including pop, soul, R&B, blues, and country.
Joseph Benson Mauldin, Jr. (July 8, 1940 – February 7, 2015) was an American bass player, songwriter, and audio engineer who was best known as the bassist for the early rock and roll group The Crickets.
Johann Josef Loschmidt (15 March 1821 – 8 July 1895), who referred to himself mostly as Josef Loschmidt (omitting his first name), was a notable Austrian scientist who performed ground-breaking work in chemistry, physics (thermodynamics, optics, electrodynamics), and crystal forms.
John Brite Bowker (born July 8, 1983) is an American professional baseball outfielder and first baseman for the Fukushima Hopes of the Baseball Challenge League.
John Clarke (October 1609 – 20 April 1676) was a physician, Baptist minister, co-founder of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, author of its influential charter, and a leading advocate of religious freedom in America.
John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American oil industry business magnate, industrialist, and philanthropist.
John David Crow Sr. (July 8, 1935 – June 17, 2015) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.
John David Dingell Jr. (born July 8, 1926) is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from December 13, 1955, until January 3, 2015.
John (Jack) Murray (8 July 1851 – 4 May 1916), Australian politician, was the 23rd Premier of Victoria.
John Nixon (1733 – December 31, 1808) was a financier and official from Philadelphia who served as a militia officer in the American Revolutionary War.
John Dempsey O'Shea, OBE (20 June 1920 – 8 July 2001) was a New Zealand independent filmmaker; he was a director, producer, writer and actor.
John Stith Pemberton (July 8, 1831 – August 16, 1888) was an American pharmacist who is best known as the inventor of Coca-Cola.
Sir John Marks Templeton (29 November 1912 – 8 July 2008) was an American-born British investor, banker, fund manager, and philanthropist.
John Victor Evans Sr. (January 18, 1925 – July 8, 2014) was an American politician from Idaho.
Johnnie Clyde Johnson (July 8, 1924 – April 13, 2005) was an American pianist who played jazz, blues and rock and roll.
Chan Siu-Chun (born 8 July 1967), also known as Jordan Chan, is a Hong Kong actor and singer.
Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe Buonaparte (7 January 1768 – 28 July 1844) was a French diplomat and nobleman, the elder brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, who made him King of Naples and Sicily (1806–1808, as Giuseppe I), and later King of Spain (1808–1813, as José I).
Joseph Chamberlain (8 July 1836 – 2 July 1914) was a British statesman who was first a radical Liberal, then, after opposing home rule for Ireland, a Liberal Unionist, and eventually served as a leading imperialist in coalition with the Conservatives.
Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Baronet of Wellington, (26 April 1856 – 8 July 1930) was a New Zealand politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1906 to 1912 and from 1928 to 1930.
Julia Pirie (8 July 1918, Harbury, Warwickshire, England – 2 September 2008) was a British spy working for MI5 from the 1950s through her retirement in the 1990s.
July 7 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - July 9 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on July 21 by Old Calendarists.
June Allyson (born Eleanor Geisman; October 7, 1917July 8, 2006) was an American stage, film, and television actress, dancer, and singer.
Jyotirindra Basu (8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010); known as Jyoti Basu was an Indian Marxist politician belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from West Bengal, India.
Kanyakumari is a City in Kanyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.
Karl Sebastien Dykhuis (born July 8, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens.
Karl Seglem (born 8 July 1961 in Årdalstangen, Norway) is a Norwegian Jazz musician (saxophone and bukkehorn), composer and producer, known from a series of combined jazz and traditional music releases, as well as leading his own record label NorCD from 1991.
Kazan (p; Казан) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
Käthe Kollwitz, née Schmidt, (8 July 1867 – 22 April 1945) was a German artist, who worked with painting, printmaking (including etching, lithography and woodcuts) and sculpture.
Kenneth Farnes (8 July 1911 – 20 October 1941) was an English cricketer.
Kenneth Michael Stabler (December 25, 1945 – July 8, 2015), nicknamed "Snake", was an American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Oakland Raiders (1970–1979), Houston Oilers (1980–1981) and New Orleans Saints (1982–1984).
Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American actor and musician.
Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal, also known as Khensur Lungri Namgyel, was born in 1927 in Kham (eastern Tibet) was the 101st Gaden Tripa, the leader of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
Kim Darby (born Deborah Zerby; July 8, 1947) is an American actress best known for her role as Mattie Ross in the film True Grit (1969).
Kim Il-sung (or Kim Il Sung) (born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the first leader of North Korea, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.
Kim Jong-il (or Kim Jong Il) (16 February 1941 – 17 December 2011) was the second Supreme Leader of North Korea, from the death of his father Kim Il-sung, the first Supreme Leader of North Korea, in 1994 until his own death in 2011.
The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called simply Great Britain,Parliament of the Kingdom of England.
Kurt Werner Friedrich Reidemeister (13 October 1893 – 8 July 1971) was a mathematician born in Braunschweig (Brunswick), Germany.
, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.
Lang Park, also known as Brisbane Stadium, and by the sponsored name Suncorp Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, located in the suburb of Milton.
Larry Garner (born July 8, 1952, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is an American Louisiana blues musician best known for his 1994 album Too Blues.
Lars-Eric Lindblad (January 23, 1927 – July 8, 1994) was a Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer, who pioneered tourism to many remote and exotic parts of the world.
Leonid Alekseyevich Amalrik (Леонид Алексеевич Амальрик; — 22 October 1997) was a Soviet animator and animation director.
The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lionel Chevrier, (April 2, 1903 – July 8, 1987) was a Canadian Member of Parliament and cabinet minister.
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is the chief executive of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
The Chief Minister of West Bengal is the chief executive of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
A number of presidential offices have existed in Germany since the collapse of the German Empire in 1918.
The Governor of Idaho is the head of the executive branch of Idaho's state government and commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
This page contains two versions of the list of kings of Burundi, the traditional version before 1680 and the modern genealogy.
This article lists the political leaders of North Korea, officially called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Louis Félix Marie François Franchet d'Espèrey (25 May 1856 – 8 July 1942) was a French general during World War I. As commander of the large Allied army based at Salonika, he conducted the successful Macedonian campaign, which caused the collapse of the Southern Front and contributed to the armistice.
Louis Hémon (12 October 1880 – 8 July 1913), was a French writer best known for his novel Maria Chapdelaine.
Louis Thomas Jordan (July 8, 1908 – February 4, 1975) was a pioneering American musician, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
Major General Lowell Edward English (July 8, 1915 – September 29, 2005) was a United States Marine Corps general who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
Luis Fernando Figari Rodrigo (born 8 July 1947) is a Peruvian Catholic layman, the founder and former superior general of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae.
Malcolm Norman Meninga (born 8 July 1960) is the head coach of the Australian national team and an Australian former rugby league footballer.
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
Marco Cé (8 July 1925 – 12 May 2014) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Marianne Deborah Williamson (born July 8, 1952) is an American spiritual teacher, author, and lecturer.
Marion Hartzog Smoak (born July 8, 1916) is a former Republican South Carolina State Senator who also served as United States Chief of Protocol under President Richard M. Nixon from 1969-74 and was a member of the presidential campaign staff for Ronald Reagan in 1980.
Mark Christopher (born July 8, 1963 in Fort Dodge, Iowa) is a liberal activist, screenwriter, and director most known for directing 54 (1998), starring Ryan Phillippe, Mike Meyers, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, and Mark Ruffalo.
Martin Pakledinaz (September 1, 1953 – July 8, 2012) was an American costume designer for stage and film.
Martin Riesen (born 8 July 1926) is a Swiss former professional ice hockey goaltender who represented the Swiss national team at the 1956 Winter Olympics.
Martin Alan "Marty" Feldman (8 July 1934 – 2 December 1982) was a British comedy writer, comedian, and actor, known for his prominent, misaligned eyes.
Mat McBriar (born 8 July 1979) is an Australian former American football punter in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Diego Chargers.
Maurice Louis Baquet (26 May 1911 – 8 July 2005) was a French actor and cellist.
Maurice Hayes (8 July 1927 – 23 December 2017) was an Irish public servant and, late in life, an independent member of the 21st and 22nd Seanads.
Melville Ruick (July 8, 1898 - December 24, 1972) was an American actor.
Michael Charles Gauntlet Wilding (23 July 1912 – 8 July 1979) was an English stage, television, and film actor.
Micheline Anne-Marie Calmy-Rey (born 8 July 1945) is a Swiss politician.
Midnight (born John Patrick Jr. McDonald, April 29, 1962 – July 8, 2009) was an American musician best known for being the vocalist of Crimson Glory.
Miguel "Miki" Roqué Farrero (8 July 1988 – 24 June 2012) was a Spanish footballer.
Milo Anthony Ventimiglia (born July 8, 1977) is an American actor.
The Minister for the Environment (formally cabinet minister and head of the Ministry for the Environment) is a member and minister of the Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister.
The Minister of Communications of Canada is a now-defunct cabinet post which existed from 1969 to 1996, when it was abolished.
The Minister of Justice is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for the Department of Justice, chief federal legal adviser and is also Attorney General of Canada.
The Israeli Ministry of Education (מִשְׂרָד הַחִנּוּךְ, translit. Misrad HaHinukh; وزارة التربية والتعليم) is the branch of government charged with overseeing public education institutions in Israel.
The Justice Ministry (מִשְׂרָד הַמִשְׁפָּטִים, Misrad HaMishpatim; وزارة العدل) is the Israeli government ministry that oversees the Israeli judicial system.
Moses Schorr, Polish: Mojżesz Schorr (May 10, 1874 – July 8, 1941) was a rabbi, Polish historian, politician, Bible scholar, assyriologist and orientalist.
Mossad (הַמוֹסָד,; الموساد,,; literally meaning "the Institute"), short for (המוסד למודיעין ולתפקידים מיוחדים, meaning "Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations"), is the national intelligence agency of Israel.
Mohammad bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (21 March 1934 – 8 July 2012) was a member of the House of Saud.
Mwambutsa IV Bangiricenge (6 May 1912 – 26 March 1977) was king (mwami) of Burundi who ruled between 1915 and 1966.
Native American self-determination refers to the social movements, legislation, and beliefs by which the tribes in the United States exercise self-governance and decision making on issues that affect their own people.
Ne Win (နေဝင်း; 10 July 1910, or 14 or 24 May 1911 – 5 December 2002), sometimes known honorifically as U Ne Win was a Burmese politician and military commander.
Neil David Van Sickle (born July 8, 1915) is a retired American Air Force major general who was the deputy inspector general at Headquarters, United States Air Force, Washington, D.C.
Neil Jenkins, (born 8 July 1971) is a former rugby union player and current coach.
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st Vice President of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th Governor of New York (1959–1973).
New France (Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Great Britain and Spain in 1763.
The New South Wales rugby league team has represented the Australian state of New South Wales in rugby league football since the sport's beginnings there in 1907.
The Newlands Stadium, currently referred to as DHL Newlands for sponsorship reasons, is located in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
The North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) was a Canadian police force, established in 1873 by the Prime Minister, Sir John Macdonald, to maintain order in the North-West Territories.
Ntare V of Burundi (born Charles Ndizeye, 2 December 1947 — 29 April 1972) was the last king of Burundi (or Mwami) from July to November 1966.
Octavia Pannell Taylor (15 August 1816September 1820) was the third child and third daughter of Zachary Taylor and his wife Margaret Mackall Smith.
The Ojibwe, Ojibwa, or Chippewa are an Anishinaabeg group of Indigenous Peoples in North America, which is referred to by many of its Indigenous peoples as Turtle Island.
The Olive Branch Petition was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5, 1775 in a final attempt to avoid a full-on war between Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies in America.
Oluf Bernhard Reed-Olsen (8 July 1918 – 14 October 2002) was a Norwegian resistance member and pilot during World War II.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Oscar I (Joseph François Oscar Bernadotte; 4 July 1799 – 8 July 1859) was King of Sweden and Norway from 8 March 1844 until his death.
Othmar Spann (1 October 1878 – 8 July 1950) was a conservative Austrian philosopher, sociologist and economist whose radical anti-liberal and anti-Socialist views, based on early 19th century Romantic ideas expressed by Adam Müller et al.
Our Lady of Kazan, also called Mother-of-God of Kazan (Казанская Богоматерь tr. Kazanskaya Bogomater), was a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church, representing the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan, and a palladium of all of Russia, known as the Holy Protectress of Russia.
Pamela Mary Brown (8 July 1917 – 19 September 1975) was an English stage and film actress.
Paolo Tiralongo (born 8 July 1977) is an Italian former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2000 and 2017 for the,, and teams.
Paul Burgess Fay Jr. (8 July 1918, San Francisco, California – 23 September 2009 Woodside, California), was the Acting United States Secretary of the Navy in November 1963, and a close confidant of President John F. Kennedy.
Paula Danziger (August 18, 1944 – July 8, 2004) was an American children's author.
Pauline Perpetua Quirke (born 8 July 1959) is an English actress, known for her role as Sharon Theodopolopodous in the long-running comedy series Birds of a Feather from 1989 to 1998, and again since 2014.
Pavel Dmitriyevich Korin (Павел Дмитриевич Корин; - 22 November 1967) was a Russian painter and art restorer.
Pepin or Pippin (or Pepin Carloman, Pepinno, April 773 – 8 July 810), born Carloman, was the son of Charlemagne and King of the Lombards (781–810) under the authority of his father.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (4 August 17928 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language, and one of the most influential.
George Percy Aldridge Grainger (8 July 188220 February 1961) was an Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist.
The Perry Expedition was a diplomatic and military expedition to Bakumatsu period Japan, involving two separate trips by warships of the United States Navy, which took place during 1853–54.
In the Peruman railway accident, the (Train No:26) Bangalore - Thiruvananthapuram Central Island Express train derailed on the Peruman bridge over Ashtamudi Lake, near Perinadu, Kollam, Kerala, India and fell into the lake, killing 105 people on 8 July 1988.
Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. (June 2, 1930 – July 8, 1999), (Captain, USN), was an American NASA astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and during the Apollo 12 mission became the third man to walk on the Moon.
The Day of Saint Peter and Saint Fevronia (День Святых Петра и Февроньи / Den' Svyatyh Petra i Phevronii) also known as the Day of Family, Love and Faithfulness (Де́нь семьи́, любви́ и ве́рности / Den' sem'i lyubvi i vernosti), the Orthodox patrons of marriage, was officially introduced in Russia in 2008.
Peter Sainthill (8 July 1593 – 12 August 1648) of Bradninch in Devon, England, was twice elected a Member of Parliament for Tiverton in Devon, in the Short Parliament 1640 and in the Long Parliament in November 1640.
Peter the Great (ˈpʲɵtr vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪj), Peter I (ˈpʲɵtr ˈpʲɛrvɨj) or Peter Alexeyevich (p; –)Dates indicated by the letters "O.S." are in the Julian calendar with the start of year adjusted to 1 January.
Phil Foster (born Fivel Feldman; March 29, 1913 – July 8, 1985) was an American actor and performer.
William Philip Gramm (born July 8, 1942) is an American economist and politician who represented Texas in both houses of Congress.
Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) was an American architect.
A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy, which involves rational inquiry into areas that are outside either theology or science.
Plínio Soares de Arruda Sampaio (26 July 1930 – 8 July 2014) was a Brazilian intellectual and political activist, who was affiliated with the Partido Socialismo e Liberdade (PSOL).
Pope Eugene III (Eugenius III; c. 1080 – 8 July 1153), born Bernardo Pignatelli, called Bernardo da Pisa, was Pope from 15 February 1145 to his death in 1153.
Pope Gregory XV (Gregorius XV; 9 January 15548 July 1623), born Alessandro Ludovisi, was Pope from 9 February 1621 to his death in 1623.
PPG Place is a complex in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, consisting of six buildings within three city blocks and five and a half acres.
The Premier of Victoria is the Head of government in the Australian state of Victoria.
The President of the Confederation, colloquially known as the President of Switzerland or Federal President, is the head of Switzerland's seven-member Federal Council, the country's executive branch.
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Greece (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elládas), is the head of government of the Hellenic Republic and the leader of the Greek cabinet.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
The Prime Minister of Turkey (Turkish: Başbakan) was the head of government of Turkey.
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, (Adolphus Frederick; 24 February 1774 – 8 July 1850) was the tenth child and seventh son of the British king George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Procopius of Scythopolis (died 7 July AD 303) is venerated as a martyr and saint.
Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa or Peter Kapitza (Russian: Пётр Леони́дович Капи́ца, Romanian: Petre Capiţa (– 8 April 1984) was a leading Soviet physicist and Nobel laureate, best known for his work in low-temperature physics.
The Queensland rugby league team represents the Australian state of Queensland in rugby league football.
Roscoe Carlyle Buley (July 8, 1893, in Georgetown, Floyd County, Indiana – April 25, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American historian and educator.
Raffi Cavoukian, (Րաֆֆի, born July 8, 1948), better known by the mononym Raffi, is a Canadian singer-lyricist and author of Armenian descent born in Egypt, best known for his children's music.
Raquel Teresa Correa (8 July 1934 – 10 September 2012) was a Chilean journalist who spent the main part of her career with the newspaper El Mercurio.
Raymond James "Ray" Barbuti (June 12, 1905 – July 8, 1988) was an American football player and sprint runner who won two gold medals at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
Refik Ibrahim Saydam (8 September 1881 – 8 July 1942) was a Turkish physician, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Turkey, serving from 25 January 1939 until his death on 8 July 1942.
Renata Aparecida da Costa, or simply Renata Costa or Kóki (born 8 July 1986 in Assaí, Paraná) is a Brazilian women's soccer player.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
John Richard Peverley (born July 8, 1982) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.
Richard Aldington (8 July 1892 – 27 July 1962), born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet.
Richard Mique (18 September 1728 – 8 July 1794) was a neoclassical French architect born in Lorraine.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Robert David Keane (born 8 July 1980) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a forward for Indian club ATK, and also as their player-manager.
Robert Burns Woodward (April 10, 1917 – July 8, 1979) was an American organic chemist.
Robert South (4 September 1634 – 8 July 1716) was an English churchman who was known for his combative preaching and his Latin poetry.
Roberts Scott Blossom (March 25, 1924July 8, 2011) was an American theatre, film and television character actor, and poet.
Roger of Lauria (c. 1245 – 17 January 1305) was an Italian admiral in Aragonese service, who was the commander of the fleet of the Crown of Aragon during the War of the Sicilian Vespers.
The Bishopric of Halberstadt was a Roman Catholic diocese (Bistum Halberstadt; 804–1648) Catholic-Hierarchy.org.
In mid-1947, a United States Army Air Forces balloon crashed at a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico.
Roswell is a city in New Mexico.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
The attack on Chaves, which occurred on July 8, 1912, was a military action performed by supporters of the monarchy of Portugal in opposition to the Portuguese First Republic, which had been proclaimed two years prior.
Rubby Sherr (September 14, 1913 – July 8, 2013) was an American nuclear physicist who co-invented a key component of the first nuclear weapon while participating in the Manhattan Project during the Second World War.
Ruby Nell Sales (born July 8, 1948 in Jemison, Alabama) is an African-American social activist.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Rússkaya pravoslávnaya tsérkov), alternatively legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate (Moskóvskiy patriarkhát), is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, in full communion with other Eastern Orthodox patriarchates.
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
Saint Colman or Kolonat (Colmán; Colomannus; 600 689 AD in Würzburg) was an Irish-born Christian missionary.
Saint Kilian, also spelled Killian (or alternatively Cillian; Kilianus), was an Irish missionary bishop and the Apostle of Franconia (nowadays the northern part of Bavaria), where he began his labours towards the end of the 7th century.
Saint Totnan (7th Century – 689 AD) an Irish Franconian apostle.
The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet minister in charge of managing the United Kingdom's various colonial dependencies.
Shadlog Armait Bernicke (born 8 July 1966) is a Nauruan politician.
Shane Paul Howarth (born 8 July 1968) is a former international rugby union player who gained four caps and scored 54 points for the All Blacks before later switching allegiance to Wales, attaining 19 Welsh caps.
is a Japanese actor probably best known outside Japan for his portrayal of Riki Fudoh in Fudoh: The New Generation.
, usually cited as Sin-Itiro Tomonaga in English, was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum electrodynamics, work for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 along with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger.
The was a special police force organized by the Bakufu (military government) during Japan's Bakumatsu period (late Tokugawa shogunate) in 1863.
, sometimes known as, were a group of Japanese political activists of the late Edo period.
The Shootout on Juneau Wharf was a gunfight between Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, Frank H. Reid and Jesse Murphy that occurred Friday, July 8, 1898, at approximately 9:15 pm in Skagway, District of Alaska, in the United States.
The Siege of Jerusalem took place from June 7 to July 15, 1099, during the First Crusade.
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle.
James Laverne "Skeeter" Webb (November 4, 1909 – July 8, 1986) was an American professional baseball infielder in Major League Baseball from 1932 to 1949.
Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II (November 2, 1860 – July 8, 1898) was a con artist and gangster in the Old West.
Sodalitium Christianae Vitae (SCV), or Sodalitium of Christian Life is a Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right, according to the Code of Canon Law which governs the Latin Rite branch of the Catholic Church.
Son Heung-min (Hangul:; Hanja:;; born 8 July 1992) is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a winger or a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the South Korea national team.
Sophia Anna Bush (born July 8, 1982) is an American actress and activist.
Sourav Chandidas Ganguly (born 8 July 1972), affectionately known as Dada (meaning "elder brother" in Bengali), is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team, Currently, he is appointed as the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.
The South Africa national rugby union team, commonly known as the Springboks, is governed by the South African Rugby Union.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV‑104) is a Space Shuttle orbiter vehicle belonging to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the spaceflight and space exploration agency of the United States.
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Stanton MacDonald-Wright (July 8, 1890 – August 22, 1973), was a modern American artist.
Steve Lawrence (born Sidney Liebowitz; July 8, 1935) is an American singer and actor, best known as a member of a duo with his wife Eydie Gormé, billed as "Steve and Eydie".
STS-135 (ISS assembly flight ULF7) was the 135th and final mission of the American Space Shuttle program.
Student activism is work by students to cause political, environmental, economic, or social change.
, born, better known exclusively by his stage name Sugizo, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor, writer and activist.
Saint Sunniva (10th century; Old Norse Sunnifa, from Old English Sunngifu) is the patron saint of the Norwegian Diocese of Bjørgvin, as well as all of Western Norway.
Sylvain Gaudreault (born July 8, 1970) is a Canadian politician and teacher.
Talal El Karkouri (طلال القرقوري, born 8 July 1976 in Casablanca) is a Moroccan former professional footballer.
The Republic of Tatarstan (p; Татарстан Республикасы), or simply Tatarstan, is a federal subject (a republic) of the Russian Federation, located in the Volga Federal District.
Terry Stephen Puhl (born July 8, 1956) is a Canadian retired professional baseball outfielder.
A test match in rugby union is an international match, usually played between two senior national teams, that is recognised as such by at least one of the teams' national governing bodies.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Theobald I (Thibaut, Teobaldo; 30 May 1201 – 8 July 1253), also called the Troubadour and the Posthumous, was Count of Champagne (as Theobald IV) from birth and King of Navarre from 1234.
Saint Theobald of Marly (Saint Thibaut, Thibault, Thiébaut) (died December 8, 1247) was a French abbot and saint.
The Thirteen Colonies were a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States of America.
Thomas Sigismund Stribling (March 4, 1881 – July 8, 1965) was an American writer and lawyer who published under the name T.S. Stribling.
Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States.
Toby Keith Covel (born July 8, 1961) is an American country singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Todd Martin (born July 8, 1970) is an American retired professional tennis player.
Thomas John "Tom" Thomson (August 5, 1877July 8, 1917) was a Canadian artist of the early 20th century.
Thomas Martin Veryzer (February 11, 1953 – July 8, 2014) was an American Major League Baseball shortstop.
Tor Marius Gromstad (8 July 1989 – c. 12 May 2012) was a Norwegian football defender, who last played for Stabæk.
Torbern Olaf (Olof) Bergman (KVO) (20 March 17358 July 1784) was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist noted for his 1775 Dissertation on Elective Attractions, containing the largest chemical affinity tables ever published.
The Treaty of Saadabad (or the Saadabad Pact) was a non-aggression pact signed by Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan on July 8, 1937.
A tsunami (from 津波, "harbour wave"; English pronunciation) or tidal wave, also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.
Tziporah Malka "Tzipi" Livni (ציפורה מלכה "ציפי" לבני; born 8 July 1958) is a prominent Israeli politician and former Foreign Minister of Israel.
Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
An unidentified flying object or "UFO" is an object observed in the sky that is not readily identified.
Sweden and Norway or Sweden–Norway (Svensk-norska unionen; Den svensk-norske union), officially the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, or as the United Kingdoms, was a personal union of the separate kingdoms of Sweden and Norway under a common monarch and common foreign policy that lasted from 1814 until its amicable and peaceful dissolution in 1905.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Assistant Secretary of State (A/S) is a title used for many executive positions in the United States Department of State, ranking below the Under Secretaries.
The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
The Secretary of the Navy (or SECNAV) is a statutory officer and the head (chief executive officer) of the Department of the Navy, a military department (component organization) within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.
University of Yangon (also the Yangon University; ရန်ကုန် တက္ကသိုလ်,; formerly Rangoon College, Rangoon University and Rangoon Arts and Sciences University), located in Kamayut, Yangon, is the oldest university in Myanmar's modern education system and the best known university in Myanmar.
Urmas Rooba (born 8 July 1978 in Kaaruka) is a retired Estonian footballer, who last played for Paide Linnameeskond in Meistriliiga.
Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira (c. 1460s – 24 December 1524), was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Virgil van Dijk (born 8 July 1991) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Dutch national team.
Vitaly Ivanovich Sevastyanov (Вита́лий Ива́нович Севастья́нов; 8 July 1935 – 5 April 2010) was a Soviet cosmonaut and an engineer who flew on the Soyuz 9 and Soyuz 18 missions.
(1554 – September 26, 1626), sometimes referred to as Wakizaka Yasuharu, was a daimyō (feudal lord) of Awaji Island who fought under a number of warlords over the course of Japan's Sengoku period.
Walter Kittredge (October 6, 1834 – July 8, 1905), was a famous musician during the American Civil War.
Walter Scheel (8 July 1919 – 24 August 2016) was a German politician.
Wang Zhizhi (pronounced; born 8 July 1977) is a retired Chinese professional basketball player who most recently played for Bayi Rockets in the Chinese Basketball Association.
Ward Walrath Kimball (March 4, 1914 – July 8, 2002), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was an animator for the Walt Disney Studios.
White supremacy or white supremacism is a racist ideology based upon the belief that white people are superior in many ways to people of other races and that therefore white people should be dominant over other races.
Wilfred Rhodes (29 October 1877 – 8 July 1973) was an English professional cricketer who played 58 Test matches for England between 1899 and 1930.
Wolfgang Johannes Puck (né Topfschnig; born July 8, 1949) is an Austrian celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor.
Wolfram Müller (born 8 July 1981 in Pirna) is a German middle distance runner who specialises in the 1500 metres.
Women in the Air Force (WAF) was a program which served to bring women into limited roles in the United States Air Force.
Won Gyun (Korean: 원균, hanja:元均; 12 February 1540 – 27 August 1597) was a Korean general and admiral during the Joseon Dynasty.
Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 – 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was a two-time Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009.
Yarden Gerbi (ירדן ג'רבי, born July 8, 1989) is a retired Israeli judoka world champion.
Yi Eok-gi (3 September 1561– 27 August 1597) was the commander of the Eastern Jeolla Fleet and later came to be the commander of the Western Jeolla Fleet.
Yi Sun-sin (April 28, 1545 – December 16, 1598) was a Korean naval commander famed for his victories against the Japanese navy during the Imjin war in the Joseon Dynasty, who became an exemplar of conduct to both the Koreans and Japanese.
Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.
Year 1099 (MXCIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1153 (MCLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1253 (MCCLIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1261 (MCCLXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1283 (MCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1390 (MCCCXC) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1478 (MCDLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1497 (MCDXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1528 (MDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1538 (MDXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1545 (MDXLV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1579 (MDLXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Monday of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
It was also a particularly cold and wet year.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Friday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
The 1730 Valparaíso earthquake occurred at 04:45 local time (08:45 UTC) on July 8.
The American Revolution begins this year, with the first military engagement being the April 19 Battles of Lexington and Concord on the day after Paul Revere's now-epic ride.
It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the Revolutions of 1830 in France, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland and Italy.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
The 1980 State of Origin game was the first game between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues rugby league teams to be played under "state of origin" selection rules.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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The 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict also known as Operation Protective Edge (מִבְצָע צוּק אֵיתָן, Miv'tza Tzuk Eitan, lit. "Operation Strong Cliff") and sometimes referred to as the 2014 Gaza war, was a military operation launched by Israel on 8 July 2014 in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
On 12 June 2014, three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped at the bus/hitchhiking stop at the Israeli settlement of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion, in the West Bank, as they were hitchhiking to their homes.
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Year 689 (DCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 810 (DCCCX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 873 (DCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 901 (CMI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 975 (CMLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.