1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) 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 eighth year of the 20th century, and the ninth 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 localised use until 1918.

According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year after 1880.

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Evidence of the Tunguska event (June 30). Photo taken 19 years later.

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Births

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Walter Bruch behind camera

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Emperor Guangxu of China

Nobel Prizes