On July 8, learn about the most interesting historical events and facts that occurred throughout history. In the Gregorian calendar, July 8th is the 189th day of the year. On this day in the First Crusade, 15,000 famished Christian soldiers march around Jerusalem in a devotional procession, and Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse gives his son the first cowpox immunisation in the United States to prevent smallpox.
The 8th of July falls under the sign of Cancer. John D Rockefeller, Jaden Smith, Sophia Bush, and Kevin Bacon all share the same birthday. It’s National Video Game Day today.
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