Historical Events In July - 08
Sunday, 16 February 2020
2007 On this day in history boeing launches the new Boeing 787.
2007 Roger Federer wins the Men's Singles, at Wimbledon for a fifth time in a row on July - 08.
2010 On July - 08 the first 24-hour flight by a solar powered plane is completed by the Solar Impulse.
2011 On this day in history space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.
2012 Roadside car bomb kills 14 civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province on July - 08.
2013 On this day in history 42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Egyptian army raids a sit in protest in Cairo
2014 Germany defeat Brazil by a record 7-1 to make it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final on July - 08.
2017 British Lions tie 15-15 with New Zealand All Blacks in their 3rd rugby match to tie the series on July - 08.
2017 Unesco declares Asmara, capital of Eritrea, a world heritage site for its Art Deco buildings on July - 08.
2018 On this day in history four boys are the first to be rescued after 16 days, from Tham Luang cave, Thailand, by Thai and international rescue team
2018 British Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns in a stand against Theresa May's new softer Brexit policy on July - 08.
2018 On July - 08 eritrea and Ethiopia announce re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries after almost 20 years in Asmara, Eritrea
2018 South Korean golfer Sei Young Ki breaks LPGA 72-hole scoring record with 31 under-par 257, also first to better -30, in winning Thornberry Creek Classic on July - 08.