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FILE - Military units splash along in the pouring rain during the inaugural parade of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Jan. 20, 1937 in Washington. Aides tried to talk Roosevelt into moving the ceremony indoors but he looked out at the soggy crowd and replied: ``If they can take it, I can take it.'' Mother Nature doesn't always frown on presidential inaugurations, but occasional storms have been miserable, even fatal. (AP Photo, files)

Historic inaugurations

Iconic scenes from presidential inaugurations past.