July 8, 2011 in History

Event:

Space Shuttle Atlantis takes off to conduct the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program





More Notable Events on July 8:
1933 Public Works Administration becomes effective
1909 1st pro baseball game, minor league, played under lights
1889 Wall Street Journal begins publishing
1835 Liberty Bell cracks, again
1796 U.S. State Department issues 1st American passport
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