Mark's Almanac for July 8, 2021
It was on this date in 1776 that the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia rang, signaling a major announcement would be made. It would be for the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. And it was on this date in 1947 that a press release from the Roswell Army Airfield in Roswell, NM reported a flying disc being discovered. It was later reported that the disc was in fact, a weather balloon.