10 Famous Firsts From Inaugurations Past

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  • Bill Clinton
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Harry S. Truman
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • George Washington
  • President Obama inauguration
  • George W. Bush

Jan. 20, 1965

Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn-in to succeed President John F. Kennedy, who was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on Nov. 22, 1963. As security was high following Kennedy’s assassination, Johnson’s ceremony became the first time the president rode in a bulletproof limousine. (Photo:  Keystone/Getty Images)