2008 (MMVIII)was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter FE), the 2008th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 8th year of the 3rd...
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Superadobe (sandbag and barbed wire) technology
What is Superadobe?   Superadobe (sandbag and barbed wire) technology is a large, long adobe. It is a simple adobe, an instant and flexible line generator. It uses the materials of war for peaceful en...
Deaths in 2008
This is a list of lists of deaths, organized by year. New deaths articles are added to their respective month (e.g., Deaths in March 2015), and then linked here.
Works of fiction set in 2008
This is a list of works of fiction set largely or wholly in 2008.
Mervyn Jayasuriya
Mervyn Jayasuriya was a veteran announcer with Radio Ceylon - the oldest radio station in South Asia. Jayasuriya presented some of the most popular radio programmes over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon,...
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2008 G-20 Washington summit
The 2008 G-20 Washington Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy took place on November 14–15, 2008, in Washington, D.C., United States. It achieved general agreement amongst the G-20 o...
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2008 Icelandic lorry driver protests
The 2008 Icelandic lorry driver protests were protests started by lorry drivers in Iceland through March−April 2008. The protest came about due to increasing oil prices and working hours.
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2008 in aviation
This is a list of aviation-related events from 2008:
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2009 Helpmann Awards
The 2009 Helpmann Awards were presented on 27 July 2009 at the Sydney Opera House. The ceremony was hosted by Jonathan Biggins and Julia Zemiro and was broadcast live on Bio. (Foxtel's biography chann...
Coco Chanel (film)
Coco Chanel is a 2008 television film directed by Christian Duguay and written by Ron Hutchinson, Enrico Medioli and Lea Tafuri. It stars Shirley MacLaine as (the older) Coco Chanel, the pioneering Fr...
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Grace Divine School collapse
The Grace Divine School collapse occurred on November 12, 2008, at the Grace Divine Primary and Secondary School in the Canapé Vert section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The collapse, along with the Pétio...
2008 in spaceflight
The year 2008 contained several significant events in spaceflight, including the first flyby of Mercury by a spacecraft since 1975, the discovery of water ice on Mars by the Phoenix spacecraft, which ...
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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
The Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was the 53rd edition of the Contest. It was hosted in Belgrade, Serbia after Marija Šerifović won the 2007 Contest in Helsinki, Finland. This year was the first conte...
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Latvian constitutional referendum, 2008
A constitutional referendum to amend the constitution of Latvia in order to allow one-tenth of the total registered electorate to initiate a popular referendum to dissolve the Latvian parliament was ...
Palacegarden Malachy
GCH Palacegarden Malachy (born January 24, 2008), also known as Malachy, is a male Pekingese who was named Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 2012 after reaching the Best in Show ...
Manhunt International 2008
Manhunt International 2008, the 13th Manhunt International pageant was held at The Circle, Central City Convention Hall, Seoul, Korea on June 2, 2008. 47 contestants competed for the title. Jeffrey Zh...