2008 in the United States

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2008 in the United States
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Events from the year 2008 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

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Lieutenant Governors[edit]

Events[edit]

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February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

November 4: Barack Obama elected President

December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births in 2008[edit]

Deaths in 2008[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FDA Issues Documents on the Safety of Food from Animal Clones
  2. ^ Landler, Mark and Timmons, Heather (January 21, 2008). "Stocks Plunge Worldwide on Fears of a U.S. Recession". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 11 December 2008. Retrieved November 21, 2008. 
  3. ^ President Delivers State of the Union Address, The White House
  4. ^ FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Chantix
  5. ^ Military: U.S. killed 9 Iraqi civilians in raid - Conflict in Iraq - MSNBC.com
  6. ^ ABC News: Giants Stun 'Perfect' Pats in Super Bowl
  7. ^ "Super Tuesday Tornado Outbreak". NOAA. Archived from the original on February 10, 2008. Retrieved November 21, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Stocks Plunge on Service Sector Weakness". AFP. Archived from the original on 2008-02-08. 
  9. ^ "Mission Information". NASA. Archived from the original on 19 December 2008. Retrieved November 21, 2008. 
  10. ^ (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)[dead link]
  11. ^ Romney suspends White House bid , BBC News
  12. ^ "Japan PM says Okinawa rape case "unforgivable"". Reuters. February 12, 2008. Archived from the original on 21 February 2008. Retrieved 22 February 2008. 
  13. ^ AFP: US envoy sorry over Japan rape case
  14. ^ Lewis, Neil A. (February 12, 2008). "Justice Dept. Announces Arrests in 2 Chinese Espionage Cases". The New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  15. ^ ABC News: Writers Vote to End 3-Month Walkout
  16. ^ "NIU marks one year since shooting tragedy killed 5, injured 18". Archived from the original on 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  17. ^ USDA orders major beef recall from California slaughterhouse under abuse investigation - International Herald Tribune
  18. ^ "US spy satellite plan 'a cover'". BBC News. February 17, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  19. ^ "80th Annual Academy Awards: General Timeline". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 2007-04-19. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  20. ^ Nominees | 80th Annual Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences[dead link]
  21. ^ (BBC News)
  22. ^ Fed Cuts Interest; Stocks Soar (AP via Yahoo! Finance)[dead link]
  23. ^ "Nancy Reagan endorses John McCain". MSNBC. Associated Press. March 25, 2008. Archived from the original on 30 March 2008. Retrieved 14 April 2008. 
  24. ^ "Phoenix Mars Mission". Archived from the original on 2008-03-04. 
  25. ^ http://abcnews.go.com/US/jodi-arias-lied-diary-travis-alexander-dead/story?id=18237014
  26. ^ http://news.yahoo.com/jodi-arias-convicted-first-degree-murder-205106003.html
  27. ^ "Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft today". RTÉ News. June 27, 2008. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  28. ^ Beaumont, Claudine (June 27, 2008). "Bill Gates steps down as Microsoft head to concentrate on philanthropy". The Daily Telegraph (London). Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  29. ^ The Official Site of The New York Yankees: News: 2008 All-Star Game
  30. ^ Avenue of the Saints celebration rescheduled for July 25 - Hannibal, MO - Hannibal Courier-Post
  31. ^ "Ten killed in Guatemala small plane crash". Reuters. August 25, 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  32. ^ "Gustav evacuees urged to stay away". CNN. September 2, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  33. ^ "Hurricane Season 2008: Tropical Storm Gustav (Central Caribbean)". Archived from the original on 14 November 2009. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  34. ^ "Hanna closes in on U.S. as Ike becomes major hurricane". CNN. September 4, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  35. ^ "Galveston 'unhealthy and unsafe,' city manager says". CNN. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  36. ^ "Hurricane Ike barrels over Cuba". BBC News. September 10, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  37. ^ Paulson, Henry M., Jr.; (Press release statement) (2008-09-07). "Statement by Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. on Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency Action to Protect Financial Markets and Taxpayers". United States Department of the Treasury. Archived from the original on September 9, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  38. ^ "Human error led to fatal train collision, spokeswoman says". CNN. September 14, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  39. ^ "Lehman Files for Bankruptcy; Merrill is Sold". New York Times. September 14, 2008. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  40. ^ http://emmys.tv/downloads/2008/PT08Calendar.pdf[dead link]
  41. ^ "Space Exploration Technologies Corporation – Falcon 1 Flight 4". Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  42. ^ "Falcon rocket success for SpaceX". BBC News. September 29, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010. 
  43. ^ Raum, Tom (October 3, 2008) Bush signs $700 billion bailout bill Associated Press . Retrieved October 3, 2008.[dead link]
  44. ^ "Science Timeline for Monday's MESSENGER flyby of Mercury". Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  45. ^ "APL's MESSENGER fact sheet" (PDF). Archived from the original on 28 October 2009. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  46. ^ The Associated Press (October 30, 2008). "Regulators Approve Delta-Northwest Merger". The New York Times. p. B9. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 
  47. ^ Steenland, Doug. "Dear Northwest Customer:". Northwest Airlines. Archived from the original on September 13, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-03. 
  48. ^ Nagourney, Adam (November 4, 2008). "Obama Elected President as Racial Barrier Falls". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  49. ^ "Obama wins historic US election". BBC News. November 5, 2008. Archived from the original on 6 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  50. ^ "Obama inspires historic victory". CNN. November 5, 2008. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  51. ^ "NASA's Shuttle and Rocket Missions". Archived from the original on 2010-02-01. 

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