08.07-Quick History

1497 – Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.

1889 – The first issue of The Wall Street Journal is published.

1982 – Assassination attempt against Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Dujail.

1994 – Kim Jong-il begins to assume supreme leadership of North Korea upon the death of his father, Kim Il-sung.

Famous birthdays:

1838 – Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German general and businessman, founded the Zeppelin Airship Company.

1839 – John D. Rockefeller, American businessman, founded the Standard Oil Company.

1885 – Hugo Boss, German fashion designer.

1951 – Anjelica Huston, American actress

1958 – Kevin Bacon, American actor and singer.

Have a great 08.07.2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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