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Jul 8, 1940

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Events:


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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 : 1940-07-08
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 : 08-07-1940
Federated States of Micronesia : 07-08-1940
Australia, Belize : 08-07-1940 or 07-08-1940
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1940-07-08 or 08-07-1940
Albania : 1940-07-08 or 08/07/1940
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 08/07/1940
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 08.07.1940
Austria : 8.7.1940 or 8.7.40 or 8. July 1940 or 8. July 40
Bangladesh : 08-07-40 or 40-07-08
Belgium : 08-07-1940
Turkmenistan : 08.07.1940 or 08.07.40
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 8. 7. 1940. or 8. July 1940.
Czech Republic : 8. 7. 1940 or 8. July 1940
Cambodia : 1940-07-08 or 08-07-1940
Canada : 08-07-1940 or 1940 07 08 or 08/07/40 or Jul/08/1940 or Jul 8, 1940 or July 8, 1940 or July-08-40 or 1940-07-08 or 8 July 1940
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1940-07-08
Denmark : 08-07-1940 or 08-07-40 or 1940-07-08 or 19400708 or 8. July 1940 or 8/7-40 or 8/7-1940
Estonia : 8.7.1940 or 8. July 1940
Finland, Serbia : 8.7.1940 or 8. July 1940
France, Ireland : 08/07/1940 or 08-07-1940
Germany : 08.07.40 or 8.07.40 or 08.7.40 or 8.7.40 or 08.07.1940 or 8.07.1940 or 08.7.1940 or 8.7.1940 or 1940-07-08 or 08. July 1940
Hong Kong : 08/07/40 or 8/07/40 or 08/7/40 or 8/7/40 or 08/07/1940 or 8/07/1940 or 08/7/1940 or 8/7/1940 or 1940/07/08
Hungary : 1940. 07. 08. or 1940. 07. 8.
India : 08-07-1940 or 19400708 or 1940 07 08 or 1940-07-08
Iran : 1940/07/08 or 40/7/8 or 1940-07-08 or 8 July 1940
Kazakhstan : 1940.08.07 or 08.07.1940 or 08.07.40
Kenya : 40/07/08 or 08/07/1940 or 7/8/1940
Korea : 1940.07.08 or 1940/07/08
Latvia : 08.07.1940 or 1940.07.08
Luxembourg : 08/07/1940 or 8.7.1940
Maldives : th 1940f July, 1940 or 08.07.1940 or 08.07.40 or 08/07/40 or 08/07/1940 or 08-07-40 or 08-07-1940
Mongolia : 1940.07.08
Montenegro : 8.7.1940
Netherlands : 08-07-40 or 08-07-1940 or 8 July 40 or 8 July 1940
Nigeria : 08/07/40
Norway : 08.07.1940 or 080740 or 1940-07-08 or 8/7-40
Pakistan, Spain : 08/07/40 or 08/07/1940
Philippines : July 08, 1940 or 08-07-1940
Portugal : 08/07/1940 or 08-07-1940 or 1940-07-08
Poland : 08.07.1940
Romania : 08.07.1940 or 08-Jul-1940 or 8-Jul-1940
Russia : 08.07.1940 or 08.07.40
Saudi Arabia : 08/07/1940 or 07/08/1940
Slovakia : 08. 07. 1940
Slovenia : 1940.07.08 or 8.7.1940 or 08. July 1940
South Africa : 1940-07-08 or 8/7/40
Sweden : 1940-07-08 or 8/7 1940 or 8/7 -40 or 08.07.1940
Ukraine : 08.07.40 or 08.07.1940 or 08/07/1940
United States of America : 07/08/40 or 07/08/1940 or 08 July 1940 or 08 Jul 1940 or 1940-07-08
Uzbekistan : 08.07.1940 or 08/07 1940

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