nov 8, 2008 - 2008 Major Event 2
Barack Obama was elected on November 8th of 2008 as the 44th president, as well as the first African-American president. He won the election over John McCain of Arizona. He was a democratic nominee, and held over states like Florida and Ohio which helped him to win.
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