What are some of the most historical events that happened in 2008?

I need to come up with a list of at least 5 major events for a time capsule for a school project. they can be local, national, world, sports, music, etc. please if you have any suggestions the more the merrier. thanks a lot for trying to help, i really appreciate everything. 10 points goes to best answer

Asked By: JessieBe - 1/16/2009
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Obama election, Mark Phelps 8 gold medals at the Olympics, economic meltdown, government bailout, banks and mortage lenders failing left and right, record high gas prices falling off 60% by year's end, 2nd highest-grossing movie of all time released with one of its stars dead before the premier, Zion ranch child raid... More
Answered By: Wesley B - 1/16/2009
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A Women and a black running for president
Answered By: Tattooedmama - 1/16/2009
-The Economic Crisis -The Elections (indeed, a woman and an African American running for presidency); and hence, Obama winning - Melamine spread (tainted Chinese Milk scandal) - Conflict between Russia and Georgia - First successful Stem Cell implant surgery
Answered By: GlobalMan - 1/16/2009
The total abandonment of the free market system by the US government... More
Answered By: chuck6134 - 1/16/2009
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