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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1870s  1880s  1890s  – 1900s –  1910s  1920s  1930s
Years: 1905 1906 190719081909 1910 1911
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1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year that started on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar).

Contents

  1. Events of 1908
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel Prizes
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events of 1908

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January

January 24: Boy Scout movement.

February

March

April

May

June

Evidence of the Tunguska event (June 30). Photo taken 19 years later.

July

August

September

October

November

  • November 6 – Western bandits Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are supposedly killed in Bolivia, after being surrounded by a large group of soldiers. There are many rumors to the contrary however, and their grave sites are unmarked.

December

Undated

Births

1908 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1908
MCMVIII
Ab urbe condita 2661
Armenian calendar 1357
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Bahá'í calendar 64 – 65
Bengali calendar 1315
Berber calendar 2858
Buddhist calendar 2452
Burmese calendar 1270
Byzantine calendar 7416 – 7417
Chinese calendar 丁未年十一月廿八日
(4544/4604-11-28)
— to —
戊申年十二月初九日
(4545/4605-12-9)
Coptic calendar 1624 – 1625
Ethiopian calendar 1900 – 1901
Hebrew calendar 56685669
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1963 – 1964
 - Shaka Samvat 1830 – 1831
 - Kali Yuga 5009 – 5010
Holocene calendar 11908
Iranian calendar 1286 – 1287
Islamic calendar 1325 – 1326
Japanese calendar Meiji 41
(明治41年)
Korean calendar 4241
Thai solar calendar 2451

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Unknown date

Nobel Prizes

Notes

  1. ^ Ballarat Genealogy: Newspaper Report of the accident

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1870s  1880s  1890s  - 1900s -  1910s  1920s  1930s
Years: 1905 1906 1907 - 1908 - 1909 1910 1911

1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births


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