How Much Do
You Know About Inaugural History?
By Kaukab Jhumra Smith
Friday, Jan. 28, 2005
1. The president takes the oath of office at the same date and time every inaugural
2. Where did the first president take his inaugural oath?
New York City
3. In which presidentís inaugural parade did blacks march for the first time?
Ulysses S. Grant
4. When did women first march in a presidential inaugural parade?
5. When was a presidential inauguration first recorded by a movie camera?
6. When was a presidential inauguration first broadcast over the radio?
7. Who was the first poet to participate in official ceremonies at the Capitol?
8. Who was the first woman to administer a presidential oath?
Mary Stallings Coleman
Sandra Day OíConnor
9. When was an inauguration first distributed live over the Internet?
Hasnít happened yet
10. Who has administered the oath at every presidential inaugural since 1989?
Warren E. Burger
2005 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of
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