What Happened on November 4, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States, defeating Republican candidate John McCain

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Camilo MouriƱo, Mexican Secretary of the Interior (b. 1971)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Michael Crichton, American author, dies at 66