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2008 Historical Event(s)
- January 17, 2008 – British Airways Flight 38 crash lands just short of London Heathrow Airport in England with no fatalities. It is the first complete hull loss of a Boeing 777.
- February 5, 2008 – A major tornado outbreak across the Southern United States leaves 57 dead, the most since the May 31, 1985 outbreak that killed 88.
- February 7, 2008 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rat in Chinese astrology.
- April 3, 2008 – ATA Airlines, once one of the 10 largest U.S. passenger airlines and largest charter airline, files for bankruptcy for the second time in 5 years and ceases all operations.
- June 11, 2008 – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an historic official apology to Canada’s First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children are isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.
- September 24, 2008 – The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is topped off at 1389 ft, at the time becoming the world’s highest residence above ground-level.
- November 4, 2008 – Proposition 8 passes in California, revoking state recognition of LGBT marriages.
- November 25, 2008 – Cyclone Nisha strikes northern Sri Lanka, killing 15 people and displacing 90,000 others while dealing the region the highest rainfall in 9 decades.
- November 26, 2008 – 2008 Mumbai attacks by Pakistan-sponsored Lashkar-e-Taiba
- December 27, 2008 – Israel launches 3-week operation on Gaza - Operation Cast Lead
Who Were Born On 2008?
- April 16, 2008 – Princess Eléonore of Belgium
- September 17, 2008 – Mia Talerico, American child actress
- September 29, 2008 – Emma Tallulah Behn, member of the extended Norwegian royal family