Obama being elected for president was probably his greatest achievement, not only because he won the election, but because he was the first African American president in the United States to ever be elected into presidency.
The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States took place on Tuesday, January 20, 2009
In 2009 Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy.
Obama accepting his prize.
When the economy collapsed eight years ago it was nicknamed "The Great Recession"
Obama brought the U.S. Right out of The Great Recession, cutting unemployment rate from 10% to 4.7%.
In 2009 Obama signed the American Recovery And Reinvestment Act.