On this date, January 20th, we discovered other Presidents who were also inaugurated, a very notable list. It is fascinating to walk back through time and discover how many American Presidents became our leader on this date.
The first live coast-to-coast inauguration address occurred when Dwight D. Eisenhower was sworn in as the U.S. president in 1953.
In 1961 John F. Kennedy was inaugurated President and spoke the famous words, “Ask not what your country can do for you. Rather what you can do for your country.”
Jimmy Carter became our 39th U.S. President on this day in 1977.
Ronald Reagan’s second inauguration was during the most severe cold wave in more than a century hits the East in 1985, and for the first time, a president takes the oath of office indoors.
George Bush was sworn in as the 41st U.S. president on January 20th, 1989
1993 we saw Bill Clinton swear in as our 42nd U.S. president; Al Gore was sworn in as vice president. Bill Clinton swore into his second term in 1997.
George Walker Bush becomes America became our 43rd president in 2001.
Barack Obama is inaugurated in 2009 as the 44th President of the U.S., becoming our first African-American President.