Inauguration Day History
Inauguration Day marks the beginning of the new four year term of the President of the United States. The Inauguration of the US President garners national attention. Held in Washington D.C., the Inauguration ceremony takes place on the western front of the US Capitol Building. This day is a federally recognized holiday for all workers within the District of Columbia, and several counties in both Maryland and Virginia. Inauguration Day falls on January 20th every fourth year, unless the 20th falls on a Sunday. In this case, it is held on January 21st.
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Inauguration Day References and Related SitesJoint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies memory.loc.gov - Precedents and Notable Events