The inauguration of Joe Biden as President of the United States will be the fifty-fifth in the nation’s history. Over the centuries, the presidential inauguration has become an increasingly important event, followed internationally.
We show you through the photographs the settlement celebrations beginning in the nineteenth century.
From the construction of the Capitol dome to recent history, this is a powerful testament to changing times.
Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861 for his first term as president
Inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt in 1905 for his second term in office
Preparations for the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt in 1940 for his third term
Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 for a second term
John F. Kennedy inauguration in 1961
The inauguration of Richard Nixon in 1969 and 1973
Jimmy Carter inauguration in 1977
Inauguration of Ronald Reagan in 1981 for his first term as president
Inauguration of George HW Bush in 1989
Bill Clinton’s inauguration in 1993 and 1997
Inauguration of George W. Bush in 2001 and 2005
Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009 for his first term
2016 Donald Trump inauguration
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