Dear Almanac readers,
This Friday, January 20, is Inauguration Day 2017. Who gave the shortest speech? Who died from bad inauguration weather? What are some famous presidential quotes? Who never had an inauguration? Who didn't want a ball and canceled it? Our new inauguration page is chock-a-block with historical—and quirky—facts.
Your Almanac Editors
Remember...to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
–Benjamin Franklin (1706-90)