According to Gregory calendar, on July 08, the day number in a year is 190 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 191. July 08 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 08 July in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1099For the first time, about 15,000 famous criminals marched barefoot in Jerusalem during the crusade. The first crusade ended with European Christian forces capturing Jerusalem. There was a crusade between Christians and Muslims to control general religious areas.
1283Sicily's War Vespers- A Valentine's fleet fleet provoked a crushing necklace on the Angin fleet in Malta, which postponed Naples' Charles I postpone his plan to attack Sicily.
1579Our Lady of Kazan, a sacred sign of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered in Kazan, present Tatarstan, Russia.
1579Our Lady of Kazan, a sacred mark of the Russian Orthodox Church, was present in Kazan, the present day-day Qatar, Russia.
1709The great Northern War-Peter of Russia defeated Charles XII in Poltava, effectively ended Sweden's role as a major power of Sweden.
1716Great Northern War: The Battle of Dionnecklin trapped a Danish-Norwegian force under Peter Terdenkold and thus defeated the Swedish force.
1758The British forces were subjected to British and colonial attacks at Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
1777Vermont introduced the new constitution, making it the first American state to abolish slavery.
1791Composer Joseph Hayden was awarded an honorary doctorate of music at the University of Oxford.
1792France declared war on Prussia.
1808Joseph Bonaparte approved the Beon law, a royal charter that was chosen as the basis of his rule as the king of Spain.
1808Joseph Bonaparte approved the Beon law, a royal charter that was formed the basis for his rule as the king of Spain during the peninsular war.
1809In the Finnish War the Swedish Islands Fleet defeated the Russians in the naval battle of Porkala.
1833Russia and Turkey signed a defense treaty.
1859Charles XV was accepted as king for the throne of Sweden and Norway. His reign ended by 1872. In fact, he was the 9th king of Sweden, but he adopted numerals according to Sweden's fictional history.
1889The Wall Street Journal was published for the first time. It is an international daily newspaper that is printed in English language. The headquarters is located in New York. It is a USA -based newspaper and is one of the most famous in the world.
1889The Wall Street Journal, the world's most broadcast business daily newspaper, was published.
1895The Dalgoa Bay Railway opened in South Africa.
1898American thief artist and gangster Sop Smith, killed in Alaska's Inkway, when an argument with fellow gang members turned into an unexpected gun battle.
1914In West Bengal, Jyoti Basu, the longest chief minister and the basis of leftist politics, was born.
1932The US stock index Dow Jones reached a low of 41 points in the Great Depression.
1937The Treaty of Sadabad was signed by Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan. It was a non-aggression treaty. It lasted for 5 years. The treaty was recorded in the League of Nations. This treaty was an initiative to enhance Middle East oriental relations.
1937Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan signed the treaty of Saudabad.
1947After the report of various news agencies reported the US Army Air Force personnel capturing a 'flinding school' in Roswell, New Mexico, the themilli said that what was actually recovered, the annexipramental high-altitude surveillance weather There was debris from the balloon.
1948The recruitment of women began in the US Air Force.
1948The United States first recruited women in the United States Air Force. Women constables were given a limited role to play in the USAF. The program ended in 1976 when women were given equal rights to men in the armed forces.
1954Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru started the hydroelectric project on Bhakra-Nangal in Punjab, the world's largest canal.
1955Burkha University was established in Chonburi Province, Thailand.
1962In response to student protest at Rangoon University, Burmese General ordered the demolition of the school's student union building.
1966King Mabamutas IV Bangrikeng of Burundi was displaced by his son Ntare-V. Burundi is a small landowner in the African continent. It is one of the five poorest countries in the world. The history of Burundi is marked by massacres and political imbalance before becoming a republic.
1992Thomas Kleistil became the President of Austria.
1994Former North Korea head of state and Communist Party Secretary General Kim Eul Sung died.
1994Kim Jung-Il became the head of the state after the death of his father Kim Sung-II. Kim Sung was the head of North Korea since 1948 till his death in 1994. After his death his son became the highest leader of North Korea and still controls the country as a dictator.
1994After the death of Kim Il-Sung, Kim Jong-Il became the Supremelander of North Korea.
1997The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) invited Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic to join the organization.
2003A Sudan Airways plane crashed, killing all 116 passengers on board.
2004After 19 months of trial, American Marine Corps Major Major Brownwasa convicted a court in Nahin, Okinawa for attempting indecency on Philipina Bartender.
2007The 9th Prime Minister of the country Chandrasekhar died.
2011Space shuttle Atlantis was launched. This spacecraft was the last mission of Atlantis. The mission was named STS 135. STS 135 was a short term mission. The mission was to deliver goods to the international space station.
2011Space shuttle Atlantis was launched in STS-135, the final form of the American space shuttle program.
2012Israel started an attack on Gaza Strip. This increased the tension in the area. This was done in response to the murder of three Israeli teenagers. Israeli defense forces raided the Palestine region to catch the killers. More than three hundred Palestinians were arrested during this operation.
2014Miroslav Klose of the Germany football team set a world record of 16 goals at the World Cup.
869The earthquake and the subsequent tsunami caused a landslide in the surrounding area of ​​Japan, which stored sand till 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) inland.

Important Historical Events of 08 July in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1497Vasco de Gama started his journey which was the first visit for India. He discovered new sea routes for India. This helped to increase trade by sea. The discovery of new sea routes also colonized India by the Portuguese and the British.
1497Vaskodigama left Europe to reach India by sea with a 170-member team.
1758The French and Indian war-French forces defeated the British ATFrt Karilan on the banks of the Lake Colplain of the British Colona.
1930King George V established India House in London.

Famous People's Birthdays on 08 July 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1898P.S. Kumaraswamy Raja / Politician / India
1912Banarasi Das / Politician / India
1914Jyoti Basu / Politician / India
1932Ghulam Hassan Sofi / Singer / India
1946Biplab Chatterjee / Actor / India
1949Gegong Apang / Politician / India
1949Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy / Politician / India
1972Sourav Ganguly / Cricketer / India

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