curious

@cher913 (25889)
Canada
January 15, 2009 9:47am CST
i am just wondering why they have US presidents inaguration is held in January and is held outside? can anyone tell me? I am Canadian and although i know that this is typically done, i am wondering when it started. did you know that William Henry Harrison supposedly died of the cold or chill that he caught during his inagural address?
2 responses
@messageme (2821)
• United States
18 Jan 09
It is strange isn't it. Maybe they are testing them to see how much they can take. If you can stand out in the cold that long and freeze your bum off then you can handle running the country! No really your guess is as good as mine.
@Wolfechu (1193)
• United States
15 Jan 09
It's entirely true about Harrison, and you would think they'd have learned after that. Mind, he did insist that he didn't need a coat...