Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
This is a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar).
- February 1 - Sweden plans to cease analog television broadcasts
- February 7 - Annular solar eclipse
- August 1 - Total solar eclipse
- November 4 - Presidential election slated in the United States.
- 2008 Summer Olympics scheduled in Beijing, China
- Quebec plans to host first stage of Tour de France
- Canadian election held this year most likely