What Happened on July 8, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first woman to be appointed artistic director at French fashion house Christian Dior

Famous Weddings

  • Model Ana Beatriz Barros (34) weds billionaire beau Karim El Chiaty on the Greek island of Mykonos

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistani philantropist (Edhi Foundation), dies at 88
  • William H. McNeill, Canadian-born historian (Rise of the West), dies at 98