On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • British Lions tie 15-15 with New Zealand All Blacks in their 3rd rugby match to tie the series
  • Unesco declares Asmara, capital of Eritrea, a world heritage site for its Art Deco buildings

Famous Deaths

  • Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress (Indian Fighter), dies at 82
  • Nelsan Ellis, American actor (True Blood), dies of complications from heart failure at 39