Archive for January 19, 2009

Enjoy Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Everyone

Posted in Holidays on January 19, 2009 by Kent

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2009 Inaugural Parade

Posted in Inaugurations, Parades on January 19, 2009 by Kent

The 2009 inaugural parade route is shown on the map below. The parade will begin at the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building and proceed along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House. The parade will follow the conclusion of the swearing in ceremony, which is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

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This Date in History

Posted in January, People on January 19, 2009 by Kent

January 19, 1909: Miss Adela Verne, in her first appearance in Washington, performed at the Columbia Theater. It was heralded as one of the musical treats of the season. The accomplished pianist’s selections included works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Listz. She was enthusiastically received on this first American performance.adela-verne