PAST INAUGURAL CEREMONIES

Since 1901, and in accordance with the 20th Amendment of the United States Constitution, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) has been responsible for the planning and execution of the Inaugural Ceremonies of the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States at the Capitol.

58th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Donald J. Trump
and Vice President Michael Richard Pence

January 20, 2017

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

57th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Barack H. Obama
and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

January 21, 2013

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

56th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Barack H. Obama
and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

January 20, 2009

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

55th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President George W. Bush
and Vice President Dick Cheney

January 20, 2005

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

54th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President George W. Bush
and Vice President Dick Cheney

January 20, 2001

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

53rd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President William J. Clinton
and Vice President Albert A. Gore Jr

January 20, 1997

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

52nd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President William J. Clinton
and Vice President Albert A. Gore Jr.

January 20, 1993

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

51st
Inaugural Ceremonies

President George H.W. Bush
and Vice President J. Danforth Quayle

January 20, 1989

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

50th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Ronald W. Reagan
and Vice President George H.W. Bush

January 21, 1985

Rotunda, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

49th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Ronald W. Reagan
and Vice President George H.W. Bush

January 20, 1981

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

48th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James E. Carter
and Vice President Walter Mondale

January 20, 1977

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Gerald R. Ford After the Resignation of President Richard M. Nixon

August 9, 1974

East Room, The White House

Washington, D.C.

47th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Richard M. Nixon
and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew

January 20, 1973

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

46th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Richard M. Nixon
and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew

January 20, 1969

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

45th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Lyndon Baines Johnson
and Vice President Hubert Humphrey

January 20, 1965

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson After the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

November 22, 1963

Conference Room Aboard Air Force One

Dallas, TX

44th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President John F. Kennedy
and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson

January 20, 1961

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

43rd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
and Vice President Richard M. Nixon

January 21, 1957

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

42nd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
and Vice President Richard M. Nixon

January 20, 1953

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

41st
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Harry S. Truman
and Vice President Alben W. Barkley

January 20, 1949

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Harry S. Truman After the Death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

April 12, 1945

Cabinet Room, The White House

Washington, D.C.

40th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Franklin D. Roosevelt
and Vice President Harry S. Truman

January 20, 1945

The White House

Washington, D.C.

39th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Franklin D. Roosevelt
and Vice President Henry A. Wallace

January 20, 1941

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

38th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Franklin D. Roosevelt
and Vice President John Nance Garner

January 20, 1937

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

37th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Franklin D. Roosevelt
and Vice President John Nance Garner

March 4, 1933

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

36th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Herbert C. Hoover
and Vice President Charles Curtis

March 4, 1929

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

35th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Calvin Coolidge
and Vice President Charles Dawes

March 4, 1925

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Calvin Coolidge After the Death of President Warren G. Harding

August 3, 1923

His Father’s Residence

Plymouth, VT

34th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Warren G. Harding
and Vice President Calvin Coolidge

March 4, 1921

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

33rd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Woodrow Wilson
and Vice President Thomas R. Marshall

March 4, 1917

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

32nd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Woodrow Wilson
and Vice President Thomas R. Marshall

March 4, 1913

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

31st
Inaugural Ceremonies

President William H. Taft
and Vice President James S. Sherman

March 4, 1909

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

30th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Theodore Roosevelt
and Vice President Charles Fairbanks

March 4, 1905

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Theodore Roosevelt After the Assassination of President William McKinley

September 14, 1901

Ansley Wilcox Residence

Buffalo, NY

29th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President William McKinley
and Vice President Theodore Roosevelt

March 4, 1901

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

28th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President William McKinley
and Vice President Garret Hobart

March 4, 1897

In front of the Original Senate Wing,
U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

27th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Grover Cleveland
and Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson

March 4, 1893

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

26th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Benjamin Harrison
and Vice President Levi P. Morton

March 4, 1889

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

25th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Grover Cleveland
and Vice President Thomas Hendricks

March 4, 1885

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Chester Arthur After the Assassination of President James Garfield

September 20, 1881

123 Lexington Ave.,

Chester Arthur’s Private Residence

New York, NY

24th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James A. Garfield
and Vice President Chester A. Arthur

March 4, 1881

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

23rd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Rutherford B. Hayes
and Vice President William Wheeler

March 5, 1877

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

22nd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Ulysses S. Grant
and Vice President Henry Wilson

March 4, 1873

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

21st
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Ulysses S. Grant
and Vice President Schuyler Colfax

March 4, 1869

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Andrew Johnson After the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

April 15, 1865

Twelfth Street and
Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Kirkwood Hotel
Washington, D.C.

20th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Abraham Lincoln
and Vice President Andrew Johnson

March 4, 1865

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

19th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Abraham Lincoln
and Vice President Hannibal Hamlin

March 4, 1861

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

18th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James Buchanan
and Vice President John C. Breckenridge

March 4, 1857

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

17th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Franklin Pierce
and Vice President William King

March 4, 1853

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President Millard Fillmore After the Death of President Zachary Taylor

July 10, 1850

House of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C.

16th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Zachary Taylor
and Vice President Millard Fillmore

March 5, 1849

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

15th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James K. Polk
and Vice President George M. Dallas

March 4, 1845

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Swearing-In of Vice President John Tyler After the Death of President William H. Harrison

April 6, 1841

Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Brown’s Hotel
Washington, D.C.

14th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President William H. Harrison
and Vice President John Tyler

March 4, 1841

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

13th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Martin Van Buren
and Vice President Richard M. Johnson

March 4, 1837

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

12th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Andrew Jackson
and Vice President Martin Van Buren

March 4, 1833

House of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

11th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Andrew Jackson
and Vice President John C. Calhoun

March 4, 1829

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

10th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President John Quincy Adams
and Vice President John C. Calhoun

March 4, 1825

House of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

9th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James Monroe
and Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins

March 5, 1821

House of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

8th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James Monroe
and Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins

March 4, 1817

The Front, Old Brick Capitol
(current site of the
U.S. Supreme Court building)

Washington, D.C.

7th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James Madison
and Vice President Elbridge Gerry

March 4, 1813

House of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

6th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President James Madison
and Vice President George Clinton

March 4, 1809

House of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

5th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Thomas Jefferson
and Vice President George Clinton

March 4, 1805

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

4th
Inaugural Ceremonies

President Thomas Jefferson
and Vice President Aaron Burr

March 4, 1801

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

3rd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President John Adams
and Vice President Thomas Jefferson

March 4, 1797

House of Representatives Chamber,
Congress Hall

Philadelphia, PA

2nd
Inaugural Ceremonies

President George Washington
and Vice President John Adams

March 4, 1793

Senate Chamber, Congress Hall

Philadelphia, PA

1st
Inaugural Ceremonies

President George Washington
and Vice President John Adams

April 30, 1789

Balcony, Federal Hall

New York, NY