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July 8 is the 189th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (190th in leap years). As of this point, there are 176 days remaining until the end of the year.
- Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, the son of the LEGO Group's founder, was born.
- 21101 Hayabusa was made available to countries outside of Japan.