July 8, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Demolition begins for UN HQ in NYC
  • Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico

Birthdays in History

  • Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Luis Fernando Figari, Peruvian founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae