July 8th is officially Math 2.0 Day as well as SCUD Day.
This day marks the 189th day of 2023, and there’s another 175 days to go.
If you were born on this day or just want to learn about the day then you’re going to enjoy these fascinating historical events that all happened on July 8th throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 1889, The Wall Street Journal issued their first paper? It has been printed without interruption ever since.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about July 8th in history!
What memorable events happened on July 8 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Elton John ended his touring career with a final concert in Stockholm, Sweden.
Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe was shot in the city of Naga while giving a speech.
Security officials immediately tackled the suspect to the ground. The suspect was actually a former member of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force. Shinzo Abe was rushed to the hospital but pronounced dead later that day.
The Space Shuttle Atlantis launched for its final mission.
“Inception,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, premiered in London, England.
Inception grossed over $828 million worldwide, making it the fourth-highest-grossing film of 2010.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Jaden Smith? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Unfortunately, July 8th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Naya Rivera was an American actress born on January 12, 1987. She died on this day in 2020, at age 33 in Lake Piru, California, USA.
Jul 8, 2020 (Age 33)
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day is all about doing everything within your power to do just that – enjoy the comical and whimsical things, and avoid all sources of drama for the day. Most importantly, though, make sure you relax on SCUD Day!
Math 2.0 Day
Great advances have been made by blending both mathematics and technology. To commemorate these achievements, today is celebrated as Math 2.0 day. Brush up on your knowledge today by practicing some math puzzles.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The word “kimono” literally means a “thing to wear.” Ki is “wear,” and mono is “thing.”
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on July 8th share the Cancer zodiac sign.
Those born under this sign tend to be sensitive to people’s feelings and moods. They’re usually very in tune with their environments and the world around them.
Anyone born in July has the Ruby birthstone. Ancient Hindus regarded the ruby as the “king of gems.” The gemstone was believed to protect the wearer from evil.
Those who were born on July 8 were likely conceived the previous year on October 15.
A baby that is conceived on this day will likely be born around March 31, 2024.