1008

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1008 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1008
MVIII
Ab urbe condita1761
Armenian calendar457
ԹՎ ՆԾԷ
Assyrian calendar5758
Balinese saka calendar929–930
Bengali calendar415
Berber calendar1958
English Regnal yearN/A
Buddhist calendar1552
Burmese calendar370
Byzantine calendar6516–6517
Chinese calendar丁未(Fire Goat)
3704 or 3644
    — to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
3705 or 3645
Coptic calendar724–725
Discordian calendar2174
Ethiopian calendar1000–1001
Hebrew calendar4768–4769
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1064–1065
 - Shaka Samvat929–930
 - Kali Yuga4108–4109
Holocene calendar11008
Igbo calendar8–9
Iranian calendar386–387
Islamic calendar398–399
Japanese calendarKankō 5
(寛弘5年)
Javanese calendar910–911
Julian calendar1008
MVIII
Korean calendar3341
Minguo calendar904 before ROC
民前904年
Nanakshahi calendar−460
Seleucid era1319/1320 AG
Thai solar calendar1550–1551
Tibetan calendar阴火羊年
(female Fire-Goat)
1134 or 753 or −19
    — to —
阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
1135 or 754 or −18
Coin of Olof Skötkonung (c. 980–1022)

Year 1008 (MVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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England[edit]

  • King Æthelred II (the Unready) orders to build a new fleet of warships, organised on a national scale. It is a huge undertaking but is complete the following year.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stenton, F.M. (1971). Anglo-Saxon England, pp. 381–384. The Oxford History of England. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 019-280-1392.
  2. ^ Quoted in Mats G. Larsson, Götarnas riken: Upptäcktsfärder till Sveriges enande. Stockholm: Atlantis, 2002, p. 185.
  3. ^ According to the "Annals of Magdeburg" (c. 1170) and some other sources.