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2008 Historical Event(s)
- February 7, 2008 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rat in Chinese astrology.
- February 24, 2008 – Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years.
- March 1, 2008 – The Armenian police clashed with peaceful opposition rally protesting against allegedly fraudulent presidential elections 2008
- March 6, 2008 – A Palestinian gunman shoots and kills 8 students and critically injures 11 in the library of the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva, in Jerusalem, Israel.
- March 29, 2008 – Thirty-five countries and over 370 cities join Earth Hour for the first time.
- April 22, 2008 – The United States Air Force retires the remaining F-117 Nighthawk aircraft in service.
- May 13, 2008 – The Jaipur bombings in Rajasthan, India results in dozens of deaths.
- October 15, 2008 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 733.08 points, or 7.87%, the second worst day in the Dow’s history based on a percentage drop.
- December 7, 2008 – The first NFL game is played in Canada at Rogers Centre in Toronto as the Buffalo Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins 16–3.
- 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