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 millennium, the 8th year of the 21st century, and the 9th year of the 2000s decade.
Real World Events
- The comic Aliens vs. Predator: Deadspace is released.
- The comic Alien vs. Predator: Civilized Beasts is released.
- Effects artist Stan Winston passes away after a long battle with cancer.
- Actress Lilyan Chauvin passes away.