2008 (MMVIII) was a leap year that started on a Tuesday. In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 2008th year of the Common Era or of Anno Domini; the 8th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 9th of the 2000s.
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22 February 2019
Micronationally speaking, in the MicroWiki Community, 2008 is sometimes known as the year of conception as the oldest members of the current community joined the site this year, and numerous micronations that later joined the group were founded this year.
Events by month
- 18th - Wilhelm von Hartmann, Catherine Willoughby and Kasey Honings create the United Reichs of North America.
- 26th- James I founds the Kingdom of Angador.
- 20th - Qootärlænt is founded.
- 22nd - The Empire of Pristinia is founded.
- Unknown - The inactive micronation of Eania becomes active once more.
- 5th - The Kingdom of Hoppalobindia is founded.
- 20th - The Kaznian Revolution takes place.
- 20th - The Caribbean Republic of Samana Cay is founded as the Kingdom of Samana Cay.
- 11th - Harrison I of Bertia abdicates to the Vice-Prime Minister and Crown Prince Max Taylor
- 23rd - Socialist Democratic State of Toys is renamed into SDS of Romania, and later in Juclandia.
- 28th - The Ohio Empire is founded.
- 5th - Manhuntia is founded by Oliver I with support of the King of Bertia.
- 9th - The Republic of Nasatroe is founded.
- 17th - Scientopia is founded.
- 20th - The Empire of Austenasia is founded by the then Crown Prince Jonathan, and the first Declaration of Independence is sent, to the Member of Parliament for Carshalton and Wallington.
- 26th - The Republic of Petorio is founded.
- 13th - The Empire of Freedomia is founded by Mark II.
- 13th - The Petorio Presidential elections take place.
- 13th - Crown Prince Jonathan of Austenasia celebrates his 14th birthday, and sends Austenasia's second Declaration of Independence to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- 17th - Stigistan is founded; Max I of Bertia abdicates due to controversy surrounding the Imagine Law.
- 17th - Scientopia creates the Scientopian Aeronautics and Space Agency.
- 20th - Optima declares independence from Australia.
- 1st - The Principality of Kaznia reforms into the Cheslovian Federation.
- 2nd - The Kingdom of Praugsia is founded for the second time.
- 4th - The Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia is founded. While the exact date of foundation is not known, November 4th is the generally accepted date.
- 8th - Danburnia is founded.
- 15th - Kingdom of St.Charlie: Patrizio I abdicates due to health reasons, Kingdom unofficially dissolved, start of the November Revolution.
- 17th - Tozland is founded.
- 19th - Teachers shut down Manhuntia and Oliver I goes into exile; Manhuntia-government-in-Exile is founded.
- 20th - TB News is created.
- 20th - St.Charlian November Revolution: the revolutionary guerrilla takes control of the Royal Palace. The National Party of St.Charlie is founded by Alexander Reinhardt and Whisky I.
- 23rd - St.Charlian November Revolution: Constitution is promulgated by members of the NPSC, official establishment of the Federal Republic under a single-party rule.
- 28th - The Democratic Duchy of Francisville is formed.
- 1st - Federal Republic of St.Charlie: Whisky I becomes Secretary of the NPSC, succeding Alexander Reinhardt.
- 14th - Founding Date of the Kingdom of Morkskovia
- 20th - The 2008 Parliamentary Elections take place in Petorio.
- 20th - Hontui Premier League kicks off for the first time.
- 21st - Federal Republic of St.Charlie: First citizen's census is started, which ends the 31st of December.
- 22nd- United Nation of Canines: The 2008 Presidential Elections take place with Stephen Leachim and Holden G. McHusky elected President and Vice President respectively.
- 30th - Austenasia sends its third and final Declaration of Independence to the Home Office of the United Kingdom.
- 31st - Danvania declares independence.
List of micronations
|Nation (start of year)||Months||Nation (end of year)|
|People's Republic of Eania||People's Republic of Eania|
|Kingdom of Latitudia||Kingdom of Latitudia|
|Midget Empire||Midget Empire|
|Principality of Optima||Principality of Optima|
|United Kingdom of Jennings||United Kingdom of Jennings|
|Republic of Petorio||Republic of Petorio|
|Empire of Pristinia||Empire of Pristinia|
|Kingdom of Samana Cay||Commandate of Samana Cay|
|Slinky Empyre||Slinky Empyre|
|Starland Republic||Starland Republic|
|Kingdom of St.Charlie||Federal Republic of St.Charlie|
|Socialist Democratic State of Toys||Socialist Republic of Juclandia|
List of national leaders
- Most Glorious People's Republic of A1
- Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia - Daniel Anderson, Glorious Dictator-for-Life (2008 - 2010)
- Empire of Austenasia
- Kingdom of Corran - Unknown vassal monarch (2007 - 2009)
- Grand Duchy of Flandrensis
- Principality of Sealand
- Kingdom of Snakia (Kingdom of Snakia transitions into the GSC Territory in 2008)
- / Kingdom/Federal Republic of St.Charlie
- Kingdom of the Taklamacan - Declan I, King of the Taklamacan (2002 - 2013)