Barack Hussein Obama was officially sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America on Tuesday, January 20, 2009. On the steps of the nation's Capitol, just a short distance from where Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered his ???I have a Dream??? speech, Barack Obama tool oath using the same Bible which Abraham Lincoln did for his inauguration. Barack Obama defeated John McCain and became the first American-American to be elected President of the United States, and was the first to be nominated for president by a major U.S political party. He is also the first candidate born in Hawaii to have been nominated and subsequently elected president. In his victory speeh delivered after winning the presidential election, before a crowd of hundreds of thousands of his supports in Chicago, Barack Obama proclaimed that ???Change has come to America.??? About The Author: Kaushal Goyal was born in New Delhi on April 10, 1954. He graduated from St. Stephen's College (University of Delhi) in 1973. He is the owner and Chief Editor of a major publishing house in New Delhi. He has edited General Studies for Civil Services Exams and many other educational books. Barack Obama : Dreams Come True, is the first political biography of a living person, he has edited. Hideya Nakamura was born in Tokyo, Japan on February 8, 1974. He is based in Delhi, studying at University of Delhi for his bachelors degree. He is regularly contributing his views and opinions to major Japanese papers. He has assisted Mr Goyal in collecting information about Barack Obama.