Inauguration Day 2009
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At 12:00 noon on Inauguration Day 2009 (Tuesday, January 20, 2009 -- the date and time are defined by the Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution), Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States. The Inauguration Day 2009 Schedule lists all the major events leading up this this important day.

It's not too late to get a souvenir of Inauguration Day. We have t-shirts, greeting cards, buttons, and more at the ID2009 Store. Learn more about the rich history of Presidential Inaugurations or read Barack Obama's book, The Audacity of Hope, or other books by our new President.

Want to watch the highlights of the Inauguration Celebration again? There are a variety of Inauguration DVDs to pick from.





Obama Inauguration Collectibles
Meet President Obama's Cabinet

President Obama moved quick to fill his cabinet. Want to learn more about the nominees or appointees for each cabinet department?

Agriculture, Secretary Tom Vilsack
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Tom Vilsack
Books about Tom Vilsack
Central Intelligence (CIA), Director Leon Panetta
Books by Leon Panetta
Commerce, Secretary (nominee) Gary Locke
Bill Richardson nominated but withdrew
Judd Gregg nominated but withdrew
Council of Economic Advisers, Chair Christina Romer (Cabinet Rank)
Defense, Secretary Robert Gates
Books by Robert Gates
Books about Robert Gates
Education, Secretary Arne Duncan
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Arne Duncan
Energy, Secretary Steven Chu
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Steven Chu
Books about Steven Chu
Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Lisa P. Jackson (Cabinet Rank)
Health and Human Services, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (Nominee)
Tom Daschle withdrew from consideration 2/3/2009
Homeland Security, Secretary Janet Napolitano
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Janet Napolitano
Books about Janet Napolitano
Housing and Urban Development, Secretary Shaun Donovan
Approved by Senate on 1/22/2009
Interior, Secretary Ken Salazar
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Ken Salazar
Justice, Attorney General Eric Holder
Approved by Senate on 2/2/2009
Sworn in on 2/3/2009
Labor, Secretrary Hilda Solis
Approved by Senate on 2/24/2009
Books about Hilda Solis
National Security Adviser James L. Jones (nominee)
Office of Management and Budget, Director Peter Orszag (Cabinet Rank)
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Peter Orszag
about Peter Orszag
State, Secretary Hilary Rodham Clinton
Approved by Senate on 1/21/2009
Books by Senator Clinton
Books about Senator Clinton
Transportation, Secretary Ray LaHood
Approved by Senate 1/22/2009
Treasury, Secretary Timothy Geithner
Approved by Senate 1/26/2009
Books by Timothy Geithner
Books about Timothy Geithner
United States Trade Representative, Ambassador-designate Ronald Kirk (Cabinet Rank)
United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan Rice (Cabinet Rank)
Veterans Affairs, Secretary Eric Shinseki
Approved by Senate on 1/20/2009
Books by Eric Shinseki
White House Chief of Staff, Rahm I. Emanuel (Cabinet Rank)
Inauguration Discussion Boards

Inauguration Day Discussion Boards -- find or advertise rental housing, ask and answer questions about visiting Washington, DC, attending the inaugural ceremony, what to do, what to see. We have boards on these topics:


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