1908

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1908 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1908
MCMVIII
Ab urbe condita 2661
Armenian calendar 1357
ԹՎ ՌՅԾԷ
Assyrian calendar 6658
Bahá'í calendar 64–65
Balinese saka calendar 1829–1830
Bengali calendar 1315
Berber calendar 2858
British Regnal year 7  Edw. 7   8  Edw. 7
Buddhist calendar 2452
Burmese calendar 1270
Byzantine calendar 7416–7417
Chinese calendar 丁未(Fire  Goat)
4604 or 4544
     to 
戊申年 (Earth  Monkey)
4605 or 4545
Coptic calendar 1624–1625
Discordian calendar 3074
Ethiopian calendar 1900–1901
Hebrew calendar 5668–5669
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1964–1965
 - Shaka Samvat 1829–1830
 - Kali Yuga 5008–5009
Holocene calendar 11908
Igbo calendar 908–909
Iranian calendar 1286–1287
Islamic calendar 1325–1326
Japanese calendar Meiji 41
(明治41年)
Javanese calendar 1837–1838
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4241
Minguo calendar 4 before ROC
民前4年
Nanakshahi calendar 440
Thai solar calendar 2450–2451
Tibetan calendar 阴火羊年
(female Fire-Goat)
2034 or 1653 or 881
     to 
阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
2035 or 1654 or 882

1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1908th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 908th year of the 2nd millennium, the 8th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1908, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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1908 Baby New Year on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post .

Events

January

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January 24: Boy Scout movement.

February

March

April

May

June

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June 30: Tunguska event (evidence photographed 19 years later.)

July

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July: 1908 Summer Olympics.

August

September

October

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October 1: Ford Model T launch.

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
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January

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Simone de Beauvoir
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Edward Teller

February

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Amintore Fanfani
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Buster Crabbe
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Rómulo Betancourt
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William McMahon

March

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Walter Bruch behind camera
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Rex Harrison
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Michael Redgrave
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David Lean

April

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Bette Davis
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Herbert von Karajan
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Bjarni Benediktsson

May

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Percy Williams
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James Stewart
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John Bardeen
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Mel Blanc
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Don Ameche

June

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Salvador Allende
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Estrellita Castro

July

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Thurgood Marshall
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Nelson Rockefeller
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Milton Berle

August

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Harold Holt
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Edgar Faure
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Sir Don Bradman
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Lyndon B. Johnson

September

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Richard Wright
Penny Singleton PennySingleton.jpg
Penny Singleton

October

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Carole Lombard
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Baek Du-jin
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John Kenneth Galbraith

November

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Giovanni Leone

December

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Carlos Arias Navarro
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Morey Amsterdam
Simon Wiesenthal Simon Wiesenthal (1982).jpg
Simon Wiesenthal

Date Unknown

Deaths

January

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Wilhelm Busch
Carlos I of Portugal Carlos I de Portugal.jpg
Carlos I of Portugal
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Henry Campbell-Bannerman
Prince Yamashina Kikumaro HIH Yamashina Kikumaro on Yagumo.jpg
Prince Yamashina Kikumaro
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Grover Cleveland

February

March

April

May

June

July

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Demetrius Vikelas
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Henri Becquerel
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Servant of God John Berthier
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Tomas Estrada Palma
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Emperor Guangxu of China

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

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