|January 20, 1953
||Billy Graham attended first inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|January 20, 1965
||Billy Graham preached a sermon to
President Lyndon Johnson and invited guests on Inauguration Day, January 20, 1965, at National City
Christian Church, Washington, D.C. |
|January 19-20, 1969
||Billy Graham spent the last night of Lyndon Johnson's presidency with
the Johnson family in the White House and gave the prayer at the first
inauguration of Richard M. Nixon
|January 20, 1973
||Billy Graham attended the second inauguration of Richard M. Nixon
and gave a sermon at a White House worship service. Archbishop Joseph Bernardin and Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin also preached at the
|January 20, 1981
||Billy Graham attended the first inauguration of Ronald W. Reagan and gave the prayer at a private service at St. John Episcopal Church
|January 20, 1985
||Billy Graham preached a sermon at Washington Cathedral as part of the
ceremonies of the second inauguration of Ronald W. Reagan as
President. The president was sworn in in a private ceremony at the White House later that day. The public ceremonies were held on the 21th.
|January 20, 1989
||Billy Graham gave the invocation and benediction
at the inauguration of George H. W. Bush
|January 19-20, 1993
||Billy Graham spent last night of George W. Bush's presidency with
the Bush family in the White House and gave the invocation at the first
inauguration of William J. Clinton|
|January 20, 1997
||Billy Graham gave the prayer at the second inauguration of William J.
|January 20-21, 2001
||Billy Graham could not attend the first inauguration of George W.
Bush because of illness. In his stead, his son Franklin Graham gave the
invocation. The next day he gave the sermon at the National Prayer Service.
|January 21, 2005
||Billy Graham gave the opening prayer at the National
Prayer Service in the National Cathedral.