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Jul 8, 1908

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History Facts:


08-07-1663 King Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island
08-07-1709 Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes.
08-07-1776 Col. John Nixon gave 1st public reading of Dec of Ind
08-07-1777 Vt becomes 1st state abolishing slavery adopts male sufferage
08-07-1796 1st American Passport issued by US State Dept
08-07-1835 Liberty Bell cracks (again).
08-07-1889 John L. Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bareknuckle bout.
08-07-1889 Vol 1 # 1 of "The Wall Street Journal" published
08-07-1891 Future president Harding marries Florence K. DeWolfe in Marion Ohio
08-07-1896 William Jennings Bryan 'cross of gold' speech at Dem convention
08-07-1897 Harbor Hospital formally opens
08-07-1905 Part of Angel Island allocated for Immigration Detention Center
08-07-1907 Florenz Ziegfeld staged 1st `Follies' on NY Theater roof
08-07-1909 1st pro baseball game (minor league) played under lights.
08-07-1912 Pitcher Rube Marquard loses after winning 19 straight games
08-07-1947 Demolition began in NYC for new permanent headquarters of UN
08-07-1950 Leroy Deans awarded 1st Order of Purple Heart in Korea
08-07-1950 Gen. Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief UN forces in Korea
08-07-1959 Maj. Dale & Master Sgt Ovnand 1st American fatalities in Vietnam War
08-07-1974 Yank Shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 innings
08-07-1975 Pres Ford announced he'd seek Republican nomination for pres
08-07-1977 Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs).
08-07-1978 Pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus.

Famous Birthdays:


08-07-1838 Count Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor
08-07-1839 John D Rockefeller, financier
08-07-1907 George W. Romney, Mich gov, housing secretary.
08-07-1908 Nelson A. Rockefeller, (R-NY-gov) 41st VP (1974-77).
08-07-1913 Walter Kerr, NY drama critic.
08-07-1914 Billy Eckstein, Singer
08-07-1931 Roone Arledge, TV executive (ABC).
08-07-1931 Jerry Vale, singer.
08-07-1935 Steve Lawrence
08-07-1935 Vitali I. Sevastyanov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18).
08-07-1937 Barbara Ann Loden
08-07-1940 Marcia Rodd
08-07-1946 Cynthia Gregory, LA, Ballerina
08-07-1948 Kim Darby, in North Hollywood

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1908-07-08
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 08-07-1908
Federated States of Micronesia : 07-08-1908
Australia, Belize : 08-07-1908 or 07-08-1908
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1908-07-08 or 08-07-1908
Albania : 1908-07-08 or 08/07/1908
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 08/07/1908
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 08.07.1908
Austria : 8.7.1908 or 8.7.08 or 8. July 1908 or 8. July 08
Bangladesh : 08-07-08 or 08-07-08
Belgium : 08-07-1908
Turkmenistan : 08.07.1908 or 08.07.08
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 8. 7. 1908. or 8. July 1908.
Czech Republic : 8. 7. 1908 or 8. July 1908
Cambodia : 1908-07-08 or 08-07-1908
Canada : 08-07-1908 or 1908 07 08 or 08/07/08 or Jul/08/1908 or Jul 8, 1908 or July 8, 1908 or July-08-08 or 1908-07-08 or 8 July 1908
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1908-07-08
Denmark : 08-07-1908 or 08-07-08 or 1908-07-08 or 19080708 or 8. July 1908 or 8/7-08 or 8/7-1908
Estonia : 8.7.1908 or 8. July 1908
Finland, Serbia : 8.7.1908 or 8. July 1908
France, Ireland : 08/07/1908 or 08-07-1908
Germany : 08.07.08 or 8.07.08 or 08.7.08 or 8.7.08 or 08.07.1908 or 8.07.1908 or 08.7.1908 or 8.7.1908 or 1908-07-08 or 08. July 1908
Hong Kong : 08/07/08 or 8/07/08 or 08/7/08 or 8/7/08 or 08/07/1908 or 8/07/1908 or 08/7/1908 or 8/7/1908 or 1908/07/08
Hungary : 1908. 07. 08. or 1908. 07. 8.
India : 08-07-1908 or 19080708 or 1908 07 08 or 1908-07-08
Iran : 1908/07/08 or 08/7/8 or 1908-07-08 or 8 July 1908
Kazakhstan : 1908.08.07 or 08.07.1908 or 08.07.08
Kenya : 08/07/08 or 08/07/1908 or 7/8/1908
Korea : 1908.07.08 or 1908/07/08
Latvia : 08.07.1908 or 1908.07.08
Luxembourg : 08/07/1908 or 8.7.1908
Maldives : th 1908f July, 1908 or 08.07.1908 or 08.07.08 or 08/07/08 or 08/07/1908 or 08-07-08 or 08-07-1908
Mongolia : 1908.07.08
Montenegro : 8.7.1908
Netherlands : 08-07-08 or 08-07-1908 or 8 July 08 or 8 July 1908
Nigeria : 08/07/08
Norway : 08.07.1908 or 080708 or 1908-07-08 or 8/7-08
Pakistan, Spain : 08/07/08 or 08/07/1908
Philippines : July 08, 1908 or 08-07-1908
Portugal : 08/07/1908 or 08-07-1908 or 1908-07-08
Poland : 08.07.1908
Romania : 08.07.1908 or 08-Jul-1908 or 8-Jul-1908
Russia : 08.07.1908 or 08.07.08
Saudi Arabia : 08/07/1908 or 07/08/1908
Slovakia : 08. 07. 1908
Slovenia : 1908.07.08 or 8.7.1908 or 08. July 1908
South Africa : 1908-07-08 or 8/7/08
Sweden : 1908-07-08 or 8/7 1908 or 8/7 -08 or 08.07.1908
Ukraine : 08.07.08 or 08.07.1908 or 08/07/1908
United States of America : 07/08/08 or 07/08/1908 or 08 July 1908 or 08 Jul 1908 or 1908-07-08
Uzbekistan : 08.07.1908 or 08/07 1908

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