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It happened on a… July 8

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It happened on a… July 8
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Elton John performed what he says was the last show on the final tour of his career. The 76-year-old award-winning musician took the stage for purportedly the last time ever as a touring artist in Stockholm, Sweden.


Global known death toll from COVID-19 passes 4 million (equal to all deaths in battle since 1982).


US financier Jeffrey Epstein indicted on further charges of sex trafficking of minors.


South Korean golfer Sei Young Ki breaks LPGA 72-hole scoring record with 31 under-par 257, also first to better -30, in winning Thornberry Creek Classic.


J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” was released in the U.S. It was the fourth Harry Potter book.


“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” the 3rd book of the series by J. K. Rowling is published by Bloomsbury in the UK.


British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut single “Wannabe” in the UK.


The U.S. Patent Office issued a patent for the game “Twister.”


The first issue of The Wall Street Journal is published.


The first French settlement at Quebec was established by Samuel de Champlain.

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