On This Day in History - July 8
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|What Happened On This Day In History - July 8|
0951 July 8
Paris is founded
1497 July 8
Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India
1776 July 8
Colonel John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia
1873 July 8
Anna Nichols became the first female patent examiner.
2000 July 8
The latest Harry Potter book has been released and for the first time a Harry Potter book is released simultaneously on both sides of the Atlantic. This is the forth book in the Harry Potter series and the initial run is over 5 million books with many book sellers opened at midnight for devoted followers to get their copy.