Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 July 7
Tanabata; the festival of the Star Vega (Japan)
1977: Two Sevens Clash Day
Many Jamaicans stayed at home, fearing to venture outside lest the song's evocation of Marcus Garvey's dire warnings for the 7/7/77 be fulfilled.
1984: The Skatalites play to thousands at Selhurst Park during the London Sunsplash.
The Skatalites play seven tunes and also back Prince Buster on three before closing with a reprise of their theme song, "Freedom Sounds".
----: Female DJ Spice (Grace Hamilton) is born.

 July 8
Sorry, no event

 July 9
1878: The corncob pipe patented by Henry Tibbe of Washington, MO.
1937: Harry Anslinger's "Marijuana -- Assassin of Youth" published in American Magazine.
1977: Bob Marley & the Wailers' album "Exodus" enters the chart.

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