Donald Trump says he wants to keep his speech short.
Inaugural Weather Between 1789 and 1993, 35 inaugurations enjoyed clear weather. Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Second Inauguration was the first to have been held on that date.
First, Lyndon B. Twenty years later, after James Madison's swearing-in, his speech was published in the newspaper for all to read.
By the time he rose to take the oath of office, he was visibly drunk, slurring his words and rambling incoherently for some 20 minutes. Life After the Presidency. Until 1937, presidents were inaugurated on March 4.
John F. Presidents have celebrated in many ways since George Washington danced the minuet after his Inauguration in 1789.
Thomas Jefferson was the first to be sworn in as President in Washington, D. The exceptions were: Ronald Reagan's second inaugural had to compete with Super Bowl Sunday.
Thomas Jefferson was the only president to walk to and from his inaugural. Since the White House was first occupied by President John Adams in 1800, influential people and organizations—or those who hoped to...
See also: You may have watched President Bill Clinton's 1997 Inauguration on television or heard about it from a radio broadcast. It was also the first inaugural address broadcast on the radio.
Franklin D. Theodore Roosevelt's 1901 oath was the only one not sworn in on a Bible. James Garfield's mother was the first to attend her son's inauguration.
Elections and Voting Presidential History To get you ready for Inauguration Day , here are ten lesser known facts about presidential inaugurations.