January 18, 2009: Inaugural history: Wilson on the verge of war (AP)

  • WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 5. — Vast volumes of cheering greeted President Wilson when he was inaugurated at 12:45 o’clock this afternoon for the second time. He issued a solemn warning to the nation against any faction or intrigue to break the harmony or embarrass the spirit of the American people, and called for an America “united in feeling and in purpose, and its vision of duty, of opportunity and of service.”