This 2008 calendar shows the months, weeks, and days of each week for the
year 2008 AD, according to the widely used Gregorian calendar.
The acronym "AD" stands for anno domini, a Latin phrase which means
year of our Lord and refers to the traditionally reckoned year of
Jesus Christ's birth. In 2008, a leap year, New Year's Day falls on
Tuesday, and the month of February has 29 days. In 2008,
Independence Day falls on a Friday, and Christmas Day falls on a Thursday.
Two printable 2008 calendars are available on this website. The printable calendar version can be printed in portrait mode on letter size paper. If you prefer a more colorful yearly calendar, this professionally-designed 2008 calendar illustration may suit your needs.
In 2008, the first day of Spring is March 20, and the first day of Summer — the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere — is June 20. The first day of Autumn is September 22, and the first day of Winter — the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere — is December 21.
2008 Federal Holidays lists the ten public holidays in 2008 that are established by federal law in the United States of America. The following table includes these ten public holidays and lists several other widely observed holidays as well. Federal holidays are indicated in boldface type.
* This date, sometimes celebrated as "Presidents' Day", is designated "Washington's Birthday" in the law that specifies holidays for federal employees. Washington's Birthday is traditionally celebrated on February 22.
Major Jewish holidays which occur during the 2008 calendar year include Passover (April 20), Rosh Hashanah (September 30), Yom Kippur (October 9), and Hanukkah (December 22). Each Jewish holiday actually begins at sundown on the preceding evening. The year 2008 A.D. spans the end of year 5768 and the beginning of year 5769 on the Jewish calendar.
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