The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013 presented by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

Chronology of Swearing-In Events

The table below is sorted chronologically by date with the most recent at the top.

 
Inaugural Events
Date Event President Location
January 21, 2013 Fifty-Seventh Inaugural Ceremonies Barack H. Obama West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 2009 Fifty-Sixth Inaugural Ceremonies Barack H. Obama West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 2005 Fifty-Fifth Inaugural Ceremonies George W. Bush West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 2001 Fifty-Fourth Inaugural Ceremonies George W. Bush West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1997 Fifty-Third Inaugural Ceremonies William J. Clinton West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1993 Fifty-Second Inaugural Ceremonies William J. Clinton West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1989 Fifty-First Inaugural Ceremonies George H.W. Bush West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 21, 1985 Fiftieth Inaugural Ceremonies Ronald W. Reagan Rotunda, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1981 Forty-Ninth Inaugural Ceremonies Ronald W. Reagan West Front, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1977 Forty-Eighth Inaugural Ceremonies James E. Carter East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
August 9, 1974 Swearing-In of Vice President Gerald R. Ford after the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon Gerald R. Ford East Room, The White House
Washington, DC
January 20, 1973 Forty-Seventh Inaugural Ceremonies Richard M. Nixon East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1969 Forty-Sixth Inaugural Ceremonies Richard M. Nixon East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1965 Forty-Fifth Inaugural Ceremonies Lyndon Baines Johnson East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
November 22, 1963 Swearing-In of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy Lyndon Baines Johnson Conference Room aboard Air Force One, Love Field
Dallas, TX
January 20, 1961 Forty-Fourth Inaugural Ceremonies John F. Kennedy East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1957 Forty-Third Inaugural Ceremonies Dwight D. Eisenhower East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1953 Forty-Second Inaugural Ceremonies Dwight D. Eisenhower East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1949 Forty-First Inaugural Ceremonies Harry S. Truman East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
April 12, 1945 Swearing-In of Vice President Harry S. Truman after the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Cabinet Room, The White House
Washington, DC
January 20, 1945 Fortieth Inaugural Ceremonies Franklin D. Roosevelt South Portico, The White House
Washington, DC
January 20, 1941 Thirty-Ninth Inaugural Ceremonies Franklin D. Roosevelt East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
January 20, 1937 Thirty-Eighth Inaugural Ceremonies Franklin D. Roosevelt East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1933 Thirty-Seventh Inaugural Ceremonies Franklin D. Roosevelt East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1929 Thirty-Sixth Inaugural Ceremonies Herbert C. Hoover East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1925 Thirty-Fifth Inaugural Ceremonies Calvin Coolidge East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
August 3, 1923 Swearing-In of Vice President Calvin Coolidge after the death of President Warren G. Harding Calvin Coolidge His father’s residence,
Plymouth, VT
March 4, 1921 Thirty-Fourth Inaugural Ceremonies Warren G. Harding East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 5, 1917 Thirty-Third Inaugural Ceremonies Woodrow Wilson East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1913 Thirty-Second Inaugural Ceremonies Woodrow Wilson East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1909 Thirty-First Inaugural Ceremonies William H. Taft Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1905 Thirtieth Inaugural Ceremonies Theodore Roosevelt East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
September 14, 1901 Swearing-In of Vice President Theodore Roosevelt after the assassination of President William McKinley Theodore Roosevelt Ansley Wilcox Residence,
Buffalo, NY
March 4, 1901 Twenty-Ninth Inaugural Ceremonies William McKinley East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1897 Twenty-Eighth Inaugural Ceremonies William McKinley In front of the Original Senate Wing, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1893 Twenty-Seventh Inaugural Ceremonies Grover Cleveland East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1889 Twenty-Sixth Inaugural Ceremonies Benjamin Harrison East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1885 Twenty-Fifth Inaugural Ceremonies Grover Cleveland East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
September 20, 1881 Swearing-In of Vice President Chester Arthur after the assassination of President James Garfield Chester A. Arthur
March 4, 1881 Twenty-Fourth Inaugural Ceremonies James A. Garfield East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 5, 1877 Twenty-Third Inaugural Ceremonies Rutherford B. Hayes East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1873 Twenty-Second Inaugural Ceremonies Ulysses S. Grant East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1869 Twenty-First Inaugural Ceremonies Ulysses S. Grant East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
April 15, 1865 Swearing-In of Vice President Andrew Johnson after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson Twelfth Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Kirkwood Hotel
Washington, DC
March 4, 1865 Twentieth Inaugural Ceremonies Abraham Lincoln East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1861 Nineteenth Inaugural Ceremonies Abraham Lincoln East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1857 Eighteenth Inaugural Ceremonies James Buchanan East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1853 Seventeenth Inaugural Ceremonies Franklin Pierce East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
July 10, 1850 Swearing-In of Vice President Millard Fillmore after the death of President Zachary Taylor Millard Fillmore House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 5, 1849 Sixteenth Inaugural Ceremonies Zachary Taylor East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1845 Fifteenth Inaugural Ceremonies James K. Polk East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
April 6, 1841 Swearing-In of Vice President John Tyler after the death of President William H. Harrison John Tyler Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Brown's Hotel
Washington, DC
March 4, 1841 Fourteenth Inaugural Ceremonies William H. Harrison East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1837 Thirteenth Inaugural Ceremonies Martin Van Buren East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1833 Twelfth Inaugural Ceremonies Andrew Jackson House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1829 Eleventh Inaugural Ceremonies Andrew Jackson East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1825 Tenth Inaugural Ceremonies John Quincy Adams House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1821 Ninth Inaugural Ceremonies James Monroe House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1817 Eighth Inaugural Ceremonies James Monroe The Front, Old Brick Capitol (current site of the U.S. Supreme Court building
Washington, DC
March 4, 1813 Seventh Inaugural Ceremonies James Madison House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1809 Sixth Inaugural Ceremonies James Madison House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
March 4, 1805 Fifth Inaugural Ceremonies Thomas Jefferson Senate Chamber, Congress Hall
Philadelphia, PA
March 4, 1801 Fourth Inaugural Ceremonies Thomas Jefferson Senate Chamber, Congress Hall
Philadelphia, PA
March 4, 1797 Third Inaugural Ceremonies John Adams House of Representatives Chamber, Congress Hall
Philadelphia, PA
March 4, 1793 Second Inaugural Ceremonies George Washington Senate Chamber, Congress Hall
Philadelphia, PA
April 30, 1789 First Inaugural Ceremonies George Washington Balcony, Federal Hall
New York, NY