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William PennJun 23, 1683

John AdamsApr 21, 1789

Zachary TaylorMar 5, 1849

Millard FillmoreJul 10, 1850

Hiram R. RevelsFeb 25, 1870

Rutherford B. HayesMar 3, 1877

Chester A. ArthurSep 20, 1881

Charles TupperMay 1, 1896

Wilfrid LaurierJul 11, 1896

Mackenzie KingDec 29, 1921

George MarshallSep 1, 1939

Franklin D. RooseveltJan 20, 1945

Harry TrumanApr 12, 1945

Louis St. LaurentNov 15, 1948

Vincent MasseyJan 24, 1952

Earl WarrenOct 5, 1953

Lester B. PearsonApr 22, 1963

Lyndon B. JohnsonNov 22, 1963

Thurgood MarshallOct 2, 1967

Pierre TrudeauApr 20, 1968

Georges PompidouJun 20, 1969

Henry KissingerSep 22, 1973

Gerald FordDec 6, 1973

Joe ClarkJun 4, 1979

Brian MulroneySep 17, 1984

Boris YeltsinJul 10, 1991

Nelson MandelaMay 10, 1994

Ellen Johnson-SirleafJan 16, 2006

Vladimir PutinMay 7, 2012

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Sworn - Historical Events
Date Event
1609-09-01

Pieter Both sworn in as 1st governor general of Dutch East Indies

1625-06-02

Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

1647-05-23

Willem II sworn in as viceroy of Holland

1653-07-30

Johan de Witt sworn in as pension advisor of Holland

1683-06-23

William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"

1707-11-22

Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland

1708-02-24

Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen

1747-05-16

Prince Willem V sworn in as admiral-general of Neth

1789-04-21

John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)

1848-01-03

Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the first President of the independent African Republic of Liberia.

1849-03-04

US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd

1849-03-05

Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th US president

1850-07-10

Millard Fillmore sworn in as president of US (replacing Taylor)

1853-03-04

William Rufus de Vane King (D) sworn in as 13th US VP

1870-02-25

Hiram R. Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress (Sen-R-MS)

1870-12-12

Joseph Rainey (SC) became 1st black sworn into House of Reps

1871-01-16

Jefferson Long of Georgia sworn in as 2nd black congressman

1877-03-03

Rutherford B. Hayes is sworn in as the 19th US president

1881-09-20

Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president

1896-05-01

Seven days after parliament was dissolved, Charles Tupper is sworn in as the 6th Prime Minister of Canada

1896-07-01

Wilfrid Laurel sworn in as 1st French speaking premier of Canada

1896-07-11

Wilfrid Laurier sworn in as the 7th Prime Minister of Canada

1899-01-23

Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.

1918-07-25

Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif

1919-12-01

Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament

1921-12-29

Mackenzie King elected and sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister of Canada

1922-11-21

Rebecca L Felton (Ga) sworn in as first female US Senator

1925-01-10

Miriam (Ma) Ferguson sworn in as TX gov, nation's 2nd woman governor

1925-11-28

7th French government of Briand sworn-in

1931-01-22

Sir Isaac Isaacs is sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.

1932-12-31

John P O'Brien sworn-in as mayor of NYC

1934-02-16

Commission of Government is sworn in as form of direct rule for the Dominion of Newfoundland.

1935-07-31

3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in

1939-09-01

Gen George Marshall sworn in as the United States Army Chief of Staff

1945-01-20

Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented 4th term as US President

1945-03-08

Phyllis M Daley is 1st black nurse sworn-in as US Navy ensign

1945-04-12

Harry Truman sworn in as 33rd pres

1947-09-17

James Forrestal sworn in as 1st US secretary of defense

1948-05-26

Entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers

1948-07-07

6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy

1948-11-15

Louis St. Laurent is sworn in as the 12th Prime Minister of Canada

1948-12-03

1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn in

1950-09-21

George Marshall sworn in as the 3rd Secretary of Defense of United States.

1952-01-24

Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada.

1953-10-05

Earl Warren sworn in as 14th chief justice of US

1953-12-31

Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president

1955-11-12

1st West German officers sworn in

1956-04-05

In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.

1957-06-21

Ellen Louks Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.

1958-05-01

Arturo Frondizi sworn in as president of Argentina

1959-06-05

The first government of the State of Singapore is sworn in.

1959-08-24

Hiram L Fong sworn in as 1st Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as 1st Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)

1961-02-11

Robert Weaver sworn in with then highest federal post by a black

1962-12-03

Edith Spurlock Sampson sworn-in as 1st US black female judge

1963-01-14

George C Wallace sworn in as governor of Alabama, his address states "segregation now; segregation tomorrow; segregation forever!"

1963-04-22

Lester B. Pearson is sworn in as the 14th Prime Minister of Canada

1963-11-22

Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

1966-09-13

Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as premier of South Africa

1967-03-15

Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva sworn in as pres of Brazil

1967-10-02

Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice

1967-11-13

Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)

1968-04-20

Pierre Trudeau sworn in as Canada's 15th Prime Minister

1969-02-17

Golda Meir sworn in as the first female prime minister of Israel

1969-06-20

Georges Pompidou sworn in as President of France

1969-06-23

Warren E Burger sworn in as US Supreme Court Chief Justice

1970-06-09

Harry A Blackmun, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1970-10-17

Anwar Sadat sworn in as president of Egypt

1970-12-01

Luis Echeverria Alvarez sworn in as president of Mexico

1971-07-06

Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda sworn in as President for Life of Malawi

1972-01-07

William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1972-02-18

Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy

1972-07-07

1st women FBI members sworn in (Susan Lynn Roley & Joanne E Pierce)

1973-09-22

Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State

1973-12-06

Gerald Ford sworn-in as 1st unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew

1974-12-19

Nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as 41st VP

1975-04-28

South-Vietnam Gen Duong Van Minh sworn in as president till April 30

1976-07-30

Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy

1979-05-29

Bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's 1st black PM

1979-06-04

Joe Clark is sworn in as the youngest Prime Minister in Canadian history

1980-02-04

Bani Sadr sworn in as premier of Iran

1980-03-03

Pierre Trudeau sworn in, for the second time, as the 17th Prime Minister of Canada

1981-09-25

Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in as 1st female supreme court justice

1981-12-22

Argentine general Leopoldo Galtieri sworn in as president

1982-07-01

General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as president of Argentina

1982-07-16

George P. Shultz sworn in as US Secretary of State

1982-09-23

Amin Gemayel sworn in as president of Lebanon

1983-02-07

1st female secretary of transportation sworn-in (Elizabeth Dole)

1983-04-29

Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's 1st black mayor

1983-08-04

Bettino Craxi sworn in as premier of Italy

1984-01-02

Wilson Goode, sworn-in as Phila's 1st black mayor

1984-09-17

Brian Mulroney sworn in as Canada's 18th PM succeeding John Turner

1985-07-28

Alan Garcia sworn in as president of Peru

1986-01-11

1st black lt gov since reconstruction sworn in (Douglas Wilder of Va)

1986-01-29

Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda

1986-07-14

2nd government of Lubbers sworn in

1986-09-26

Antonin Scalia, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1986-09-26

William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Chief Justice of Supreme Court

1988-01-25

Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as pres of Suriname

1988-02-18

Anthony M Kennedy, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1989-09-20

FW De Klerk sworn in as president of South Africa

1989-11-23

Xenophobia Zolotas sworn in as premier of Greece

1989-12-02

Vishwanath Pratap Singh sworn in as president of India

1990-01-01

David Dinkins sworn in as 1st black mayor of NYC

1990-03-01

Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as president of Uruguay

1990-03-09

Dr Antonia Novello sworn-in as 1st hispanic/female US surgeon general

1990-03-15

Fernando Collor de Mello sworn in as pres of Brazil

1990-10-09

David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1990-12-22

Lech Walesa sworn in as Poland's 1st popularly elected president

1991-01-14

Jorge Serrano Elias sworn in as president of Guatemala

1991-02-07

Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as Haiti's 1st elected president

1991-07-10

Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected president of Russian Federation

1991-10-23

Clarence Thomas sworn in as US Supreme Court Justice

1991-12-01

Nursultan Nazarbayev sworn in as president of Kazakhstan

1994-04-28

Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium

1994-05-10

Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

1994-06-15

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1994-07-01

Roman Herzog sworn in as German president

1994-07-15

Gyula Horn sworn in as premier of Hungary

1994-07-19

Leonid Kvetjsma sworn in as Ukraine president

1994-08-07

Ernesto Samper sworn in as president of Colombia

1994-08-12

Stephen G Breyer, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

1994-09-15

Dennis Richardson sworn in as head of St Maarten

1994-10-01

Stanley Betrian sworn in as leader of Curacao

1994-11-30

Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal

1995-01-19

Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg

1995-03-01

Julio Maria Sanguinetti sworn in as president of Uruguay

1997-01-10

Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as president of Nicaragua

1997-07-25

K.R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India's 10th president and the first Dalit— formerly called "untouchable"— to hold this office.

1999-01-04

Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura is sworn in as governor of Minnesota.

2001-07-24

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child, is sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria, becoming the first monarch in history to regain political power through democratic election to a different office.

2005-01-26

Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post.

2006-01-16

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.

2006-08-04

Dame Silvia Cartwright steps down as the Governor-General of New Zealand and is replaced by The Honourable Anand Satyanand, who is sworn in on 23 August.

2007-07-25

Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first woman president

2012-04-12

Civilian rule in Mali is returned after Dioncounda Traore is sworn in as interim president

2012-05-07

Vladimir Putin sworn in for third six year term as President of Russia

2012-06-30

Mohamed Morsi is sworn in as President of Egypt

2012-07-25

Ivica Dačić is sworn in as Prime Minister of Serbia

2012-12-01

Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico

2013-05-24

Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador

2013-06-05

Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

2014-07-16

Bashar Assad is sworn in for a third term as President of Syria

2014-07-24

Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel

2015-11-04

Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's Prime Minister

2016-02-27

Virginia officer killed a day after she is sworn in

2017-04-11

Neil Gorsuch Sworn In As 9th Justice On The Supreme Court

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Date Event
1957-12-29

Gwendolyn Mitchell, Sworn to Justice


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