Inauguration Day

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Notable firsts in inauguration history

John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 35th President of the United States on January 20, 1961 in Washington, D.C.
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Ashley-Anne Masters and her husband Reggie Weaver celebrate Ashley-Anne's 28th birthday and Barack Obama's first Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2009. Obama's election held special significance for the couple, who struggled to gain acceptance for their interracial marriage.
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