First inauguration of Elpidio Quirino

The Inauguration of Elpidio Quirino as the sixth President of the Philippines occurred on April 17, 1948 under extraordinary circumstances. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first term (which lasted a year eight months and thirteen days) of Elpidio Quirino as President, following the death of President Manuel Roxas.

1948 Presidential Inauguration of Elpidio Quirino
DateApril 17, 1948
LocationMalacañan Palace
ParticipantsPresident of the PhilippinesElpidio Quirino
Assuming office
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines,
Manuel Moran
Administering oath