Barack Obama Timeline
Quick summary of Barack Obama’s Life:
1961 - Barack Obama is born in Honolulu, HI.
1968 - Obama and his mother move to Indonesia for 5 years.
1971 - Obama moves back to Honolulu, HI. to live with his grandparents. He starts 5th grade at Punahou School.
1979 - Barack Obama graduates from Punahou School and spends two years at Occidental College.
1981 - Obama transfers to Columbia University.
1983 - Graduates from Columvia University and works at Business Int’l Corporation for a year.
1985 - Moves to Chicago and becomes the director of Developing Communities for 3 years.
1988 - Starts studying at Harvard Law School.
1992 - Obama works as the executive directory of Project Vote and Marries Michelle Robinson
1993 - Begins working as an Attorney at Miner, Barnhill & Galland and is the senior lecturer at the University of Chicago.
1995 - Publishes his first book “Dreams Of My Father”
1996 - Elected into the Illinois State Senate.
1998 - Re-Elected into the Illinois State Senate.
1999 - His first daughter, Malia, is born.
2000 - Challenges Congressman Bobby Rush but was defeated in the Primary.
2001 - His second daughter, Sasha, is born.
2004 - Gives the keynote address at the 2004 DNC convention after defeating Alan Keyes.
2006 - Publishes his second book “The Audacity Of Hope”
2006 - Announces that he will seek the 2008 Democratic party nomination.
2008 - Wins the Iowa caucus.