November 4, 2008 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Electoral defeatElection 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

Deaths in History

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

Person of interestMichael Crichton

Michael Crichton, American author, dies at 66