On This Day

July 8, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first woman to be appointed artistic director at French fashion house Christian Dior

Deaths in History

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