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  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    Barack Obama

    Won the the Presidential Elections 2008

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    On November 4, Obama won the presidency with 365 electoral votes to 173 received by McCain. Obama won 52.9% of the popular vote to McCain's 45.7%.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    Joe Biden

    2008 Vice President election

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 4, 2008

    On November 4, 2008, Biden was elected Vice President of the United States as Obama's running mate.




  • South Africa
    Thursday Nov 6, 2008

    Vodafone

    The Agreement

    South Africa
    Thursday Nov 6, 2008

    On 6 November 2008, the finalized details of the agreement were announced. The agreement called for Telkom to sell 15% of its 50% stake in Vodacom to the group, and demerge the other 35% to its shareholder.




  • Argentina
    Tuesday Nov 11, 2008

    Pope Francis

    For 2nd time President of the Argentine Episcopal Conference

    Argentina
    Tuesday Nov 11, 2008

    He was reelected to another three-year term on 11 November 2008.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Nov 16, 2008

    Barack Obama

    Resignation

    U.S.
    Sunday Nov 16, 2008

    He resigned his seat in the U.S. Senate upon being elected President of the United States.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 18, 2008

    Stan Lee

    Receiving National Arts Medal

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 18, 2008

    The 2008 National Arts Medal was awarded to Stan Lee and presented in the East Room ceremony by President Bush in 2008. Lee was honored as one of America's most prolific storytellers "for his pioneering work, recreating the American comic books.




  • Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Nov 19, 2008

    Diego Maradona

    Maradona managed Argentina for the first time

    Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Nov 19, 2008

    On 19 November 2008, Maradona managed Argentina for the first time when they played against Scotland at Hampden Park in Glasgow, which Argentina won 1–0.


  • London, England
    Thursday Nov 20, 2008

    Shimon Peres

    Honorary Knighthood

    London, England
    Thursday Nov 20, 2008

    On 20 November 2008, Peres received an honorary knighthood, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George from Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace in London.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Nov 21, 2008

    Flag of the United States

    The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Nov 21, 2008

    Following the reopening of the National Museum of American History on November 21, 2008, the flag is now on display in a special exhibition, "The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem" where it rests at a 10 degree angle in dim light for conservation purposes.


  • China
    Saturday Nov 22, 2008

    2008 Sichuan earthquake

    More than 90,000 people in total were dead or missing

    China
    Saturday Nov 22, 2008

    Executive vice-governor Wei Hong confirmed on November 21, 2008, that more than 90,000 people in total were dead or missing in the earthquake. He stated that 200,000 homes had been rebuilt, and 685,000 were under reconstruction, but 1.94 million households were still without permanent shelter. 1,300 schools had been reconstructed, with initial relocation of 25 townships, including Beichuan and Wenchuan, two of the most devastated areas. The government spent $441 billion on relief and reconstruction efforts.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 25, 2008

    Financial crisis of 2007–2008

    The Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility was announced

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 25, 2008

    November 25, 2008: The Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility was announced.


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