August 4, 1961

Barack Hussein Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Becoming a President

Approx. 1969

My dream of becoming a president started in 3rd grade at Punahou school. My teacher gave an assignment called what do you want to become when you grow up.

Columbia University

Approx. 1981

In 1981, I went to Columbia University and studied politics there.

Harvard Law of Review

Approx. 1988

I soon went to Harvard Low of Review School in 1988. This where I met Michelle Robinson.

Got Married

October 3, 1992

October 3, 1992, I got Married to Michelle Robinson.

Becoming the Senator

Approx. 1997

The Illinois Senate career of Barack Obama began in with the 1997 swearing in of Obama to his first term in the Illinois Senate and ended with his 2004 election to the United States Senate


November 4, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American to be elected President of the United States, sparking many celebrations in the United States and around the world. He gained almost 53% of the popular vote and 365 electoral votes.

Election for the 2nd term

November 6, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. The Democratic nominee, President Barack Obama, and his running mate, Vice President Joe Biden, were elected to a second term.