July 8 Birthdays

July 8, Cancer

Read here about July 8 birthdays and their astrology meanings, including details about the associated zodiac sign that is Cancer. Amongst the interesting facts you can read about there are birthday personality characteristics, positive and negative traits as well as Cancer love compatibility and numerology.

July 8 Personality Traits

Positive traits: Natives born on July 8 birthdays are persistent, imaginative and warm-hearted. These people are emotionally sensitive, always ready to show how they feel but sometimes real tick bombs. These Cancer natives are intuitive, frequently proving to themselves and to others around that they can feel which are the good choices for them.

Negative traits: Cancer people born on July 8 are hot tempered, resentful and prone to wishful thinking. They are overly sensitive beings as their mood seems to be swinging violently, sometimes even for no apparent reason. Another weakness of Cancerians is that they are impulsive and can burst with anger if things don't go the way they want them to.

Likes: Joining outdoor activities with family and close friends.

Hates: Being taunted and being confronted with any type of sudden change.

Lesson to learn: To accept people as they are and stop trying to change or manipulate them by any means.

Life challenge: Finding enough motivation.

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July 8, Cancer

Astrological symbol: The Crab is the symbol of people born between June 21 and July 22, according to the tropical astrology, under the Cancer zodiac sign. These natives are moody just like the ties of the water in which the Crab, their glyph resides.

Modality: Cardinal is defined as the modality for Cancer horoscope natives and is the first modality in astrology. Cardinal individuals are independent and persistent in all life matters.

Element: Water represents the element for Water people and is the fourth astrological element. This natural power symbolizes growth, malleability and nourishment.

Ruling house: The fourth is the astrological house that applies for the natives of this astrological sign. This zodiac space represents emotional security derived from family ties.

Ruling planet: The Moon represents the planet that applies for the Cancer astrology natives. The Moon as ruler in the zodiac symbolizes the modulation of emotions in phases.

Lucky numbers: The favoring numbers for those with the July 8 birthday are 4, 6, 17, 18 and 22.

Lucky day: Monday is the auspicious day for these natives and is also ruled by the Moon. Cancer identifies best with the flow of the erratic Monday.

Years of change: Defining years for those born within the July 8 horoscope are 22, 29, 36 and 43.

July 8 Birthday Compatibility and Love

When it comes to love, Cancer natives born on July 8 are tender and affectionate. They put all their efforts into making a relationship work and they are rarely wrong. They know exactly what they want in love so they aim for the attention of those people that can offer them the kind of attention and stability they need. They are moody and hard to understand at times but they compensate their tantrums with the care and reliability they offer at all times.

Most Cancer people are attracted to the other two water signs: Scorpio (October 23- November 21) and Pisces (February 19- March 20). With Scorpios they share the same intuition and emotional sensitivity, while Pisces entices them with their creative spirits. In love, Cancer (June 21- July 22) is in a constant search for someone who can understand their moody nature. The most appropriate zodiac sign to offer them this kind of stability is Virgo (August 23- September 22). Opposite to this, Cancer people seem to be least compatible with Aquarius (January 20- February 18) because of their opposing views on many aspects of life.

Lovers born on the eight day of the month are usually imaginative and pleasant persons, when in love they become unpredictable and hard to understand. If their loved one is patient and honest they are likely to open to them and their love will progress fast. These people are compatible with others born on the 1st, 4th, 19th and 26th.

Lucky color

The color used in astrology for those with July 8 is silver.

Silver symbolizes mystery but also light, depending whether it is closer to black or white. This zodiac color should be used in objects around the house and accessories.

People who have silver as sign color are imaginative, reserved and intuitive. The color Silver symbolizes activity, spirituality and insightfulness, therefore this is exactly how Cancer natives are at times.

Other hues for Cancer natives are violet, blue and pastels.


The lucky birthstone for those born under the July 8 is Pearl.

Pearl is a precious material that denotes purity and sensitivity. This zodiac birthstone could be used in accessories and bracelets.

This birthstone, called the "teardrop of the Moon" is thought to have a positive influence on opening the mind and taking good decisions. Nowadays, cultured pearls have almost completely replaced natural pearls from the markets.

Another gemstone considered lucky for Cancer natives is Moonstone. It is the symbol of cleanness and sensitivity.


The lucky flower for those born under the July 8 is represented by Acanthus.

This plant is known to symbolize purity and nurturing. This zodiac flower should be used in decorative items in the places these natives spend time.

Accanthus radiates sensitivity and reveals a nurturing spirit oriented towards both people and environment. This flower can be found during early summer to midsummer.

Other plants indicated for Cancer are Water Lilies.


Silver is the representative metal for those born under the July 8.

Silver is one of those metals that denote mystery and sensibility. This zodiac metal could be used in accessories and decorative objects.

This precious metal is said to sooth and orients the wearer towards introspection and self development. Silver is also malleable and precious and can only bring good spirit to anyone wearing it.

Another metal considered influential for Cancer natives is Platinum.

Statistics and famous birthdays for July 8

July 8 is the 189th day of the year or the 190th day in leap years, in the Gregorian Calendar.

Famous birthdays on July 8

- Joseph Chamberlain: British Minister of Commerce - Colonies in 1836.

- Kornelis ter Laan: 1st Dutch socialist Mayor (Zaandam) in 1871.

- Ann Jemima Flower: Oldest resident of the Netherlands in 1885.

- Philip Johnson: Cleveland, Ohio - Cortalyou architect in 1906.

- Billy Eckstine: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love) in 1914.

- Craig Stevens: Liberty, Missouri - Actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn) in 1918.

- Ulrich Wehling: German DR, cross country (1972, 76, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist) in 1952.

- Valarie Pettiford: Actress (Courtney Walker-Another World) in 1960.

- C B Washington: NFL (Jacksonville Jaguars) in 1968.

- Wendy Benson: NYC, New York - Actress (Meredith-As the World Turns) in 1971.

Birthday calendar, July 8

- First American Passport issued by US State Dept in 1796.

- John L Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bareknuckle bout in 1889.

- Future president Harding marries Florence K DeWolfe in Marion Ohio in 1891.

- Harbor Hospital formally opens in 1897.

- Florenz Ziegfeld staged First `Follies' on NY Theater roof in 1907.

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Birthday Numerology for July 8

In numerology the number for July 8 birthday is 8 and represents practical endeavors, power seeking, achievement and recognition. They have intuitive managerial skills, are realistic and efficient and most of the times they reach success through their hard work and determination. Sometimes they tend to be overly ambitious, workaholic, lack of humanitarian instincts and impatient with other people. The letters used with numerology 8 are h, q, z and the vibration is progress. This number is ruled by the card of strength and by the Moon.

People whose birthdays are in July are enterprising, resourceful and creative. Career choices for these natives include psychologist, broadcaster, entrepreneur and management. The symbols for July include Ruby and Onyx as gemstones and Larkspur and Water Lilly as plants. Being born in the month of July it seems that number 7 will govern parts of your life. Number seven is suggestive for clarity and honesty. Those born this month are philosophical, timid and perfectionist.

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