July 8, 1999 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" the 3rd book of the series by J. K. Rowling is published by Bloomsbury in the UK

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
  • Allen Lee Davis is executed by electrocution by the state of Florida, the last use of the electric chair for capital punishment in Florida.

Deaths in History

  • Pete Conrad, American astronaut (b. 1930)