What Are Some Fun Facts About Inauguration Day?

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Inauguration Day officially represents the beginning of a new presidential term. Check out all of these fun and interesting facts about this long-standing tradition!

President Barack Obama's initial inauguration made history in more ways than one. People from all over the nation gathered in Washington D.C. to be a part of that historic moment. As a result, a record 1.8 million people attended the event in 2009. As a result, many attendees were so far away that they could barely see the festivities. Tickets for reserved space around the reflecting pool were selling for thousands online.