Historical Events In July - 08
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1969 On this day in history thor Heyerdahl & reed raft Ra II land in Barbados 57 days from Morocco
1969 US troop withdrawal begins in Vietnam on July - 08.
1969 On this day in history gladys Swarthout, opera singer/actress (Ambush), dies at 64
1973 On July - 08 wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (4187 1st-class wickets, most ever), dies
1975 On July - 08 pres Ford announced hell seek Republican nomination for pres
1975 On this day in history quake damages over 2,000 temples in Pagan, Burma. 20-foot-high seated Buddha of Thandawgya decapitated
1977 On this day in history sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs)
1978 Bjorn Borg of Sweden won 3rd consecutive title at Wimbledon on July - 08.
1978 On July - 08 pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus
1978 On this day in history the Naval Air Test and Evaluation Museum at NAS Patuxent River opened its doors to the public for the first time
1979 On this day in history voyager 2 takes first ever photo of Jupiter's satellite Adrastea (J14)
1979 Michael Wilding, actor (Waterloo, Zarakm Naked Edge), dies on this day in history.
1980 The Navy terminated its support operations at Key West for the Cuban refugees on this day in history.
1981 On July - 08 senate confirms Sandra Day O'Conner to Supreme Court (99-0)
1981 On July - 08 loring Smith, actor (Hartmans), dies at 86
1982 On this day in history porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
1982 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77 on July - 08.
1984 John McEnroe beats Jimmy Connors for Wimbeldon singles on July - 08.
1984 On July - 08 christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges), dies at 73
1985 On this day in history gardner Cowles Jr, US publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82
1986 Farthest thrown object-an "Aerobie" flying ring, 383 m (1,257') on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history nASA establishes Safety, Reliability Maintain & Quality Assurance
1987 Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years on July - 08.
1988 Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992 on July - 08.
1990 Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup at Rome on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history italy beats England in soccer's World Cup conselation game
1990 On this day in history stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker for Wimbeldon title
1990 On this day in history howard Duff, actor (Heist, Knots Landing), dies of heart attack at 72
1991 James Franciscus, actor (Mr Novak), dies at of emphysema 57 on this day in history.
1993 On July - 08 egypt executes 7 Islamic extremists for attacks on foreign tourists
1994 On July - 08 christian-Jaque, French director (Babette s'and va-t-and guerre), dies
1995 On July - 08 elizabeth Adams, madam, dies at 65
1996 On July - 08 amschel Rothschild, banker, dies at 41
1997 Charles Drake, geologist, dies of heart attack at 92 on this day in history.