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7th of August: -
. 1974 Philippe Petite carried out the first tight rope walk between the Word Trade Center twin towers
. 2005 Philippe Petite reproved the walk.
. 1888 Theophilus Van Kannel granted a US Patent for revolving doors called a "Storm Door Structure".

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On 8th August: -
. 1588 - The Spanish Armada sent to invade Britain was defeated.
. 1986 - The last episode of Knightrider was screened.

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On this date in 1945,President Truman signed the United Nations charter.
 

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On this day in 1988, the Chicago Cubs played the first night game in the history of Wrigley Field.
 

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8th August 1969 The Beatles walk across the zebra crossing in Abbey Road for the famous album cover.
 

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