2008 Calendar  

2008 Calendar

 
 
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.

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031 
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829 
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031 
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930 
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 91011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930 
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031 
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031 
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 91011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031 

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.

New Year's Day Tuesday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s BirthdayMonday, January 21
Lincoln's BirthdayTuesday, February 12
Valentine's DayThursday, February 14
Washington's Birthday *Monday, February 18
Palm SundaySunday, March 16
Good FridayFriday, March 21
Easter SundaySunday, March 23
Mother's DaySunday, May 11
Memorial DayMonday, May 26
Flag DaySaturday, June 14
Father's DaySunday, June 15
Independence DayFriday, July 4
Labor DayMonday, September 1
Columbus DayMonday, October 13
Election DayTuesday, November 4
Veterans DayTuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 27
Christmas DayThursday, December 25

* 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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