On This Day

Historical Events on January 20 (Part 2)

Historic Event

2009 Joe Biden assumes the office of the Vice President of the United States

  • 2013 Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum
  • 2013 AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: Baltimore Ravens beat New England Patriots, 28-13
  • 2013 NFC Championship, Georgia Dome, Atlanta: San Francisco 49ers beat Atlanta Falcons, 28-24
  • 2014 Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked

President Inaugurated

2017 Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President

  • 2017 Car ploughs into pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing 6 and injuring 27
  • 2019 NFC Championship, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans: Los Angeles Rams beat New Orleans Saints, 26-23 OT
  • 2019 AFC Championship, Arrowhead Stadium, KC: New England Patriots beat Kansas City Chiefs, 37-31 OT
  • 2021 Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris as the 49th Vice President, the first female, black or south Asian Vice President. Amanda Gorman recites "The Hill We Climb".
  • 2021 US President Joe Biden signs 15 executive orders on his first day in office to re-join the WHO, the Paris Climate Agreement, revoking the Keystone XL Pipeline and mandating masks on federal properties