Historical Events in April 1789

  • Apr 1 US House of Representatives 1st full meeting, NYC, F Muhlenberg 1st speaker
  • Apr 6 1st US Congress begins regular sessions, Federal Hall, NYC
  • Apr 8 First meeting of the US House of Representatives

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Apr 16 George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

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Apr 21 John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams