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  1. NASA's Juno spacecraft travelled 1.8 billion miles over almost five years and arrived at Jupiter on July 4, 2016 at 8:53 PM US Pacific time, only ONE SECOND off-schedule.

  2. The incumbent president of North Korea is Kim Il-Sung. He assumed the office of the Eternal Presidency on July 8, 1994, and he has steadfastly held onto power, even though he’s been dead for 18 years. This makes North Korea the world’s only necrocracy.

  3. Female gives birth to 8 to 11 live babies in July. Pregnancy lasts 3 months. Baby lizards develop in the eggs inside the mother's body, hence the name - viviparous lizard. Viviparous lizards are dark brown in color at birth.

  4. Of the 56 who signed the Declaration of Independence, 8 were from Britain.

  5. Females are able to store and use sperm for the fertilization of eggs during a period of 4 years. They lay 3 to 8 (usually 4 to 5) eggs from May to July in the nests in the sand. Incubation period lasts 3 months.

  6. Although there is no documented proof, it is believed that the Liberty Bell was rung on July 8, 1776, to mark the reading of the Declaration of Independence.

  7. In North Korea, people do not celebrate birthdays on July 8 and December 17 because these were the dates of the deaths of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, respectively. More than 100,000 North Koreans celebrate displaced birthdays on July 9 or December 18 to avoid these dates.

  8. Huygens died on July 8, 1695 at the age of sixty-six-years-old.

  9. North Koreans who are born on either July 8 or December 17 can't celebrate their birthdays, as it clashes with the anniversary of the death of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il

  10. The first day of the Somme Offensive was not the bloodiest day in British military history. The Battle of Towton, fought in 29th March 1461 in the War of the Roses, left 28,000 dead, 8,000 more than 1st July 1916, and killed around one in fifty men in all of England at the time.

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The first transcontinental passenger train to make the trip along the Canadian Pacific Railway left Montreal, Quebec, at Dalhousie Station on June 28th, 1886 at 8 pm. It arrived in Port Moody, B.C. on July 4th, 1886 at noon.

The highest heat index ever recorded was in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia on July 8, 2003, at 178º F (81º C)

Christine Chubbuck, who on July 15,1974, tragically killed herself 8 minutes into her live broadcast

It is 73y ago that Atomic bombs destroyed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 6 and 8 August 1945 and that the UN has a Treaty adopted 7 July 2017 with only the Netherlands voting against prohibiting nuclear weapons, tests...

World-famous fashion designer, Gianni Versace, was murdered by serial killer Andrew Cunanan on July 15, 1997 in front of his Miami mansion. Andrew committed suicide 8 days later after a massive manhunt.