You're going to absolutely love January 21st 2013 - it's tied to December
Obama Inauguration Theme Will Be 'Faith In America's
President Barack Obama will be sworn in for his second term on Monday, Jan.
21 in an inauguration ceremony centered around the theme of "Faith in
America's Future," members of the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
announced on Thursday.
Organizers outlined their intent to have the event reflect the historical
significance of the date, 150 years since 1863, a year that saw President
Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the eventual completion of the
“Our nation has faced countless challenges throughout its history, and each
time we have come together as Americans and moved forward with renewed
strength,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), chairman of the committee, said in the
release. “During the 57th Presidential Inauguration, Americans from across the
country will gather beneath the Capitol Dome to celebrate our history, take
measure of how far we have come, and look towards our future with hope and
Obama's 2009 inaugural theme, "A New Birth Of Freedom," . The
phrase was borrowed from the Gettysburg Address. In a release announcing that
theme, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) noted that Obama's swearing in
commemorated the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.
Correction: An earlier version of this story
misidentified Feinstein's party affiliation. She is a Democrat.