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1908 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1908
MCMVIII
Ab urbe condita 2661
Armenian calendar 1357
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Assyrian calendar 6658
Bahá'í calendar 64 – 65
Bengali calendar 1315
Berber calendar 2858
British Regnal year Edw. 7 – 8 Edw. 7
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 5668 – 5669
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 1964 – 1965
 - 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
Minguo calendar 4 before ROC
民前4年
Thai solar calendar 2451
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Year 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar.

Events

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

  • September 17 – At Ft. Myer, Virginia, U.S.A. Thomas Selfridge becomes the first person to die in an airplane crash. The pilot, Orville Wright, is severely injured in the crash but recovers.
  • September 27Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

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

Date unknown

Births

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ http://earlyaviators.com/edelagra.htm
  2. ^ Ballarat Genealogy: Newspaper Report of the accident
  3. ^ Blake, Richard. The Book of Postal Dates, 1635-1985. Caterham: Marden. p. 20. 

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