First inauguration of Harry S. Truman

7th United States intra-term presidential inauguration

The first inauguration of Harry S. Truman as the 33rd president of the United States happened on April 12, 1945. This was the beginning of Harry S. Truman's first term as president.[1]

Truman being sworn in as president, April 12, 1945

This inauguration happened after the sudden death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


  1. "Eleanor and Harry: The Correspondence of Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman". Truman Library. Archived from the original on 2018-10-08. Retrieved 2007-07-26.