On this Day

What did General MacArthur do on July 8, 1950? What happened to John D Rockefeller on July 8th, 1839? Discover the important events of the July 8ths - or any date - through history when you visit the New York Times' site On this Day. Along with a timeline of events are student, teacher and parent resources, such as summaries, quizzes, test prep question of the day, lesson plans, crossword puzzles and more.