VIDEO: Facts You Might Not Know About the Presidential Inauguration

With more than 200 years of history, it's no surprise inaugurations leave behind their share of trivia.

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Why was one poet forced to ditch his inauguration poem for one he had memorized? Which president sanctioned the killing of birds, and who was forced to take the oath aboard a plane?

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Find those answers and more in our roundup of facts you may not know about the history of inaugurations.

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