8 July is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years). There are 176 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 2014: DUMBLEDORE'S ARMY REUNITES AT QUIDDITCH WORLD CUP FINAL, written by Rita Skeeter, was published in the Daily Prophet.
Behind the scenes
- 1999: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is released in the United States.
- 2000: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released in the United States and the United Kingdom simultaneously on this date. It was the first Potter book to be released in the US and UK on the same day.