Ash Wednesday for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 6th.
Ash Wednesday is celebrated on Wednesday seven weeks before Easter and the day after Mardi Gras also referred to as Fat Tuesday. This is a Christian observance which represents the first day of Lent and the starting of approximately 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
Days to Ash Wesndesday 2008
Wednesday, February 6th is day number 37 of the 2008 calendar year with -15 years, -10 months, -4 days until Ash Wednesday 2008.