Inauguration of Zachary Taylor

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Presidential Inauguration of Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor 2.jpg
Date March 5, 1849; 165 years ago (1849-03-05)
Location Washington, D.C.
United States Capitol
Participants Zachary Taylor

The inauguration of Zachary Taylor as the 12th President of the United States took place on Monday, March 5, 1849 due to March 4 being on a Sunday. The inauguration marked the commencement of the only four-year term of Zachary Taylor as President and Millard Fillmore as Vice President. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney. The day of the inauguration started off being cloudy with snow flurries, turning to heavy snow during the Inaugural balls (three of which were held).[1]

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  1. ^ "President Zachary Tyler, 1849". Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 

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