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LOOK: This Day In History (July 8)

Is the 8th of July significant to you? Well let's take a trip down memory lane and take a glimpse of what happened in history on this date!

1889 - Wall Street Journal began publishing

1944 - Japanese kamikaze attacked on US lines in Saipan

1968 - The Beatles' “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” was released

1970 - The Everly Brothers Show was launched on ABC-TV as a summer series

1987 - Jaime Cardinal Sin became the first Catholic to visit Lithuania since the 1917 Russian Revolution

1990 - Germany beat Argentina 1-0 for football's 14th World Cup in Rome

1996 - The Spice Girls debut single "Wannabe" was released in Great Britain

1998 - Jaden Smith was born

2000 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling was published in the UK and U.S.A

2006 - Kamikazee's "Martyr Nyebera" was the MYX Hit Chart topnotcher

2008 - "A Very Special Love" by Sarah Geronimo was #1 on the MYX Daily Top 10 

2010 - Inception, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, premiered in London 

2011 - Atlantis was launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program

2012 - Roadside car bomb killed 14 civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province

What other events do you remember on this day? Share thrm with us in the comments section!

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