July 8, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Congo adopts constitution
  • Don Martina's MAN party wins election in Dutch Antilles
  • Voyager 2 takes 1st ever photo of Jupiter's satellite Adrastea (J14)

Deaths in History

  • Robert B. Woodward, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  • Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Japanese physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1906)