What Happened on July 8, 2016

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 philanthropist (Edhi Foundation), dies at 88
  • William H. McNeill, Canadian-born historian (Rise of the West), dies at 98
2016 Highlights

About July 8, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla