The mayans said that the cycle for ascension started on October 24th 2007.
I've just noticed something wierd.
Look at this post: http://saviorsofearth.ning.com/forum/topics/october-24-weird-day
It was posted by me last year. Very strange things has happened on October 24 2008. The mayans said the cycle started this date, but in 2007. Maybe coincidence... or not. =)