Inauguration of Diosdado Macapagal

The Inauguration of Diosdado Macapagal as the ninth President of the Philippines occurred on December 30, 1961. The inauguration marked the beginning of the only four-year term of Diosdado Macapagal as President and of Emmanuel Pelaez as Vice President.

1961 Presidential Inauguration of Diosdado Macapagal
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Diosdado Macapagal swears in as President of the Philippines at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila on December 30, 1961
DateDecember 30, 1961; 58 years ago (1961-12-30)
LocationQuirino Grandstand
Manila
ParticipantsPresident of the PhilippinesDiosdado Macapagal
Assuming office
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines,
César Bengzon
Administering oath
Vice President of the Philippines
Emmanuel Pelaez
Assuming office
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, César Bengzon
Administering oath