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Importance of 08th July in History

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  • 1497 में समंदर के रास्ते 170 लोगों के दल के साथ भारत पहुंचने के लिए आज ही के दिन वास्को डी गामा यूरोप से रवाना हुए थे। 
  • 1889 में The Wall Street Journal का प्रकाशन शुरू हुआ। 
  • 1914 में दुनिया के सबसे लंबे वक़्त तक मुख्यमंत्री और वामपंथी राजनीति के आधार रहे ज्योति बसु का जन्म हुआ था। 
  • 1948 में अमेरिकी वायुसेना  में आज ही के दिन से महिलाओं की भर्ती शुरू हुई थी।  इस प्रोग्राम का नाम था वुमेन इन द एयरफोर्स था। 
  • 1972 क्रिकेटर सौरव गांगुली का जन्म आज के दिन हुआ था। 
  • 2008 ईरान में सिर से जुड़ी दो बहनें लालेह और लादन बिजानी को अलग करने के लिए किया गया ऑपरेशन असफल हो जाने की वजह से आज ही के दिन मौत हो गई थी। 
  • 2008 में देश के 9वें प्रधानमंत्री चंद्रशेखर सिंह का निधन हुआ था। 

  • 1978
    Mountaineers Reinhold Messner (Italy) and Peter Habeler (Austria) became the first to climb Everest without oxygen.
    1973
    Death of Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer
    Great Britain
    1967
    Death of Vivien Leigh, actor
    Great Britain
    1949
    South Africa banned mixed race marriages
    South Africa
    1939
    Death of (Henry) Havelock Ellis, British essayist and physician who studied human sexual behaviour and challenged Victorian taboos
    Great Britain
    1933
    Birth of Marty Feldman, British comedian and actor .
    Great Britain
    1933
    Death of Anthony Hope, author (The Prisoner of Zenda)
    Great Britain
    1933
    Death of Anthony Hope, British novelist (‘The Prisoner of Zenda’) .
    Great Britain
    1918
    National Savings Stamps first went on sale in Briatin
    Great Britain
    1908
    Birth of Nelson Rockefeller, US Vice-President (1974–77) .
    United States
    1892
    Francisca Rojas was the first person convicted using fingerprint evidence. (She had murdered her two children in Buenos Aires).
    Argentina
    1884
    The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) was founded in London
    Great Britain
    1882
    Birth of Percy Grainger, composer
    Australia
    1859
    Death of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway, succeeded by Charles IV
    Sweden
    1851
    Birth of Sir Arthur Evans, archaeologist
    Great Britain
    1839
    Birth of John D Rockefeller, oilman and philanthropist
    United States
    1822
    Death of Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet
    Great Britain
    1781
    Birth of Tom Cribb, prize fighter
    Great Britain
    1758
    French and Indian War: French troops successfully defended Fort Carillon (later Fort Ticonderoga), New York, against British forces despite being.
    1709
    Great Northern War: Battle of Poltava, eastern Ukraine Peter the Great of Russia defeated Charles XII of Sweden. This effectively ended Swedens role as a major power in Europe
    1497
    Vasco da Gama sets sail on first direct European voyage to India.
    Portugal
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