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First inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower

Historical event
NameFirst Presidential Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower
ParticipantsDwight D. Eisenhower
LocationWashington, D.C.
U.S. Capitol
DateJanuary 20, 1953(62 years ago)

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The first inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower as the 34th President of the United States was held on January 20, 1953. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first four-year term of Dwight D. Eisenhower as President and Richard Nixon as Vice President. Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson administered the Oath of office to Eisenhower. Nixon was sworn in as Vice President by Senator William Knowland of California minutes earlier.

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