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July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining.

Events
1099 – First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders mocked them.
1497 – Vasco da Gama sets sail on first direct European voyage to India.
1709 – Battle of Poltava: Peter I of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at Poltava thus effectively ending Sweden’s role as a major power in Europe.
1889 – The first issue of the Wall Street Journal is published.
1932 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level of the Great Depression, bottoming out at 41.22.
1947 – Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico.
1969 – IBM CICS is made generally available for the 360 mainframe computer
2000Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth book in J.K. Rowling’s hugely popular Harry Potter series, is published.

Births
1545 – Don Carlos of Spain, son of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568)
1621 – Jean de la Fontaine, French writer (d. 1695)
1836 – Joseph Chamberlain, British politician (d. 1914)
1838 – Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, German inventor (d. 1917)
1839 – John D. Rockefeller, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1937)
1851 – Arthur Evans, English archaeologist (d. 1941)
1882 – Percy Grainger, Australian composer (d. 1961)
1908 – Nelson A. Rockefeller, Vice President of the United States (d. 1979)
1918 – Craig Stevens, American actor (d. 2000)
1933 – Marty Feldman, English comedian and actor (d. 1982)
1935 – Steve Lawrence, American entertainer and singer
1935 – Vitali Sevastyanov, cosmonaut
1951 – Anjelica Huston, American actress
1958 – Kevin Bacon, American actor
1961 – Andy Fletcher, musician (Depeche Mode)
1961 – Toby Keith, American country music singer
1970 – Beck, American singer
1982 – Eu

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4 thoughts on “8 de Julho

  1. não é informação supérfula, é para afagar o ego 🙂 – principalmente os russos a derrotarem os suecos mas, sim, eu hei-de libertar-me disso, eheh.

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  2. és mesmo tu. falas, falas, falas, falas e falas mais um bocado. mas diz-me: pq é q somos tão fofos qd nascemos e depois tranformamo-nos em monstrengos?… ah! espera lá! isso é só na minha família…parabéns minha tontinha.

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  3. oops! só mesmo devido à minha curiosidade é que me apercebi que fizeste anos… ao coscuvilhar o teu blog.bom, muitos parabéns…(com três dias de atraso)*

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