Historical Events on July 8 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 211 of 211

Sport awardTennis Open

2012 119th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats A RadwaƄska (6-1 5-7 6-2)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • 2012 126th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Murray (4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4)
  • 2013 42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Egyptian army raids a sit in protest in Cairo
  • 2013 A dozen people are killed and injured after a hotel collapses in Hyderabad, India
  • 2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany defeat Brazil by a record 7-1 in the semi-finals to make it to the final; Miroslav Klose of Germany breaks the World Cup goal scoring record with 16 goals

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu instructs his defence forces to "take their gloves off" against Hamas and to take any means necessary to "restore peace" to Israeli citizens

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • 2015 The New York Stock Exchange stops trading for nearly four hours due to a technical error
  • 2015 The NFL's Washington Redskins have their trademark vacated on the grounds it may cause offence to native Americans
  • 2016 Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first woman to be appointed artistic director at French fashion house Christian Dior
  • 2017 British Lions tie 15-15 with New Zealand All Blacks in their 3rd rugby match to tie the series
  • 2017 Unesco declares Asmara, capital of Eritrea, a world heritage site for its Art Deco buildings