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Inauguration Ceremonies


Inauguration Ceremonies

DatePresidentVice PresidentLocation
April 30, 1789George WashingtonJohn AdamsBalcony, Federal Hall, New York, NY
March 4, 1793George WashingtonJohn AdamsSenate Chamber,
Congress Hall, Philadelphia, PA
March 4, 1797John AdamsThomas JeffersonHouse of Representatives Chamber,
Congress Hall, Philadelphia, PA
March 4, 1801Thomas JeffersonAaron BurrSenate Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1805Thomas JeffersonGeorge ClintonSenate Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1809James MadisonGeorge ClintonHouse of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1813James MadisonElbridge GerryHouse of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1817James MonroeDaniel D. TompkinsThe Front, Old Brick Capitol (present site of the U.S. Supreme Court) Washington, DC
March 5, 1821*James MonroeDaniel D. TompkinsHouse of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1825John Quincy AdamsJohn C. CalhounHouse of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1829Andrew JacksonJohn C. CalhounEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1833Andrew JacksonMartin Van BurenHouse of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1837Martin Van BurenRichard M. JohnsonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1841William H. HarrisonJohn TylerEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
April 6, 1841John TylernoneSixth Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW,
Brown's Hotel, Washington, DC
March 4, 1845James K. PolkGeorge M. DallasEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 5, 1849*Zachary TaylorMillard FillmoreEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
July 10, 1850Millard FillmorenoneHouse of Representatives Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1853Franklin PierceWilliam KingEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1857James BuchananJohn C. BreckenridgeEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1861Abraham LincolnHannibal HamlinEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1865Abraham LincolnAndrew JohnsonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
April 15, 1865Andrew JohnsonnoneTwelfth Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Kirkwood Hotel, Washington, DC
March 4, 1869Ulysses S. GrantSchuyler ColfaxEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1873Ulysses S. GrantHenry WilsonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 5, 1877*Rutherford B. HayesWilliam WheelerEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1881James A. GarfieldChester A. ArthurEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
September 20, 1881Chester A. ArthurnonePresident's Private Residence,
New York, NY
March 4, 1885Grover ClevelandThomas HendricksEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1889Benjamin HarrisonLevi P. MortonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1893Grover ClevelandAdlai E. StevensonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1897William McKinleyGarret HobartIn front of the Original Senate Wing,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1901William McKinleyTheodore RooseveltEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
September 14, 1901Theodore RooseveltnoneAnsley Wilcox Residence, Buffalo, NY
March 4, 1905Theodore RooseveltCharles FairbanksEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1909William H. TaftJames S. ShermanSenate Chamber,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1913Woodrow WilsonThomas R. MarshallEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 5, 1917*Woodrow WilsonThomas R. MarshallEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1921Warren G. HardingCalvin CoolidgeEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
August 3, 1923Calvin CoolidgenoneHis father's residence, Plymouth, VT
March 4, 1925Calvin CoolidgeCharles DawesEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1929Herbert C. HooverCharles CurtisEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
March 4, 1933Franklin D. RooseveltJohn Nance GarnerEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1937Franklin D. RooseveltJohn Nance GarnerEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1941Franklin D. RooseveltHenry A. WallaceEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1945Franklin D. RooseveltHarry S. TrumanSouth Portico, The White House, Washington, DC
April 12, 1945Harry S. TrumannoneCabinet Room, The White House, Washington, DC
January 20, 1949Harry S. TrumanAlben W. BarkleyEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1953Dwight D. EisenhowerRichard M. NixonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 21, 1957*Dwight D. EisenhowerRichard M. NixonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1961John F. KennedyLyndon Baines JohnsonEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
November 22, 1963Lyndon Baines JohnsonnoneConference Room aboard Air Force One, Love Field, Dallas, TX
January 20, 1965Lyndon Baines JohnsonHubert HumphreyEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1969Richard M. NixonSpiro T. AgnewEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1973Richard M. NixonSpiro T. Agnew, Gerald R. FordEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
August 9, 1974Gerald R. FordNelson A. RockefellerEast Room, The White House, Washington, DC
January 20, 1977James E. CarterWalter MondaleEast Portico,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1981Ronald W. ReaganGeorge H.W. BushWest Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 21, 1985*Ronald W. ReaganGeorge H.W. BushRotunda, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1989George H.W. BushJ. Danforth QuayleWest Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1993William J. ClintonAlbert A. Gore Jr.West Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 1997William J. ClintonAlbert A. Gore Jr.West Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 2001George W. BushDick CheneyWest Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 2005George W. BushDick CheneyWest Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 2009Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden Jr.West Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 21, 2013*Barack H. ObamaJoseph R. Biden Jr.West Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
January 20, 2017Donald TrumpMike PenceWest Front,
U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

*Since Inauguration Day fell on a Sunday, the public ceremony and celebrations were held on a Monday.