When Hillary Clinton spoke at Day 4 of the Democratic National Convention, she wasn't just accepting her party's nomination for president of the United States of America, she was making history. On Thursday night Clinton officially became the first woman to be nominated by a major party for the role—no small feat. And when the former First Lady took the stage in a brilliant white pantsuit, the magnitude of the moment was felt from sea to shining sea. As she spoke, Americans and spectators from all over the world took to social media to share their admiration. Among them: celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lopez, and Amy Schumer, who chimed in to share their reactions to the incredible historic moment.
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Keep reading to see what they, and other familiar names, had to say about witnessing history in the making.
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) July 29, 2016
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) July 29, 2016
I congratulate @HillaryClinton on this historic achievement. We are stronger together.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) July 29, 2016
— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) July 29, 2016
I yelled "Preach" at my TV. It just happened
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) July 29, 2016
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) July 29, 2016
This is A MOMENT. Glass ceiling has been broken for us ladies. #ImWithHer
— Janelle Monáe, Cindi (@JanelleMonae) July 29, 2016
— ashley judd (@AshleyJudd) July 29, 2016
— Jill Biden (@JillBidenVeep) July 29, 2016
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) July 29, 2016
— KELENDRIA ROWLAND (@KELLYROWLAND) July 28, 2016
"America is great because America is good." I fell in love with @HillaryClinton all over again.
— Julianne Moore (@_juliannemoore) July 29, 2016
— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) July 29, 2016