Presidential Inauguration

This Monday is the day that President Barack Obama will be sworn into office again to begin his second four-year term.  Inauguration Day is usually always held on January 20th but will change this time because of the 2013 calendar. This information is from the official Inaugural website (the link is found at the end of this post).:


When Inauguration Day Falls on Sunday

Only six times in the nation's history has the constitutionally-mandated date for a Presidential Inauguration fallen on a Sunday. January 20, 2013 will be the seventh time, and following historical precedent, the public ceremony will be held at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, January 21, 2013. In a tradition that dates back to 1917, the White House will likely arrange a private swearing in before noon on January 20, 2013.


There will be many events this weekend and this is the list of activities that typically take place on Inauguration Days: the morning worship service, procession to the Capitol, the Vice Presidential swearing-in ceremony, the Presidential swearing-in ceremony, the Inaugural Address, the Inaugural Luncheon, the Inaugural Parade and the Inaugural Ball. 

Inauguration Days are always momentous occasions and important rites of passage for our nation.

(On a side note, I want to know what the First Lady's dress will look like! What color do you think she will choose? I have two guesses--I say either a bright color, like green or a metallic color like gold or silver.)




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