Diosdado Macapagal swears in as President of the Philippines at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila on December 30, 1961
|Date||December 30, 1961|
|Participants||President of the Philippines, 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.