Obama was inaugurated 10 years ago today - here's what newspapers looked like the next day
Mark AbadiJan 20, 2019, 06.30 PM
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Barack Obama takes the Oath of Office as the 44th President of the United States as he is sworn in by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts with his wife Michelle by his side during the inauguration ceremony in Washington, January 20, 2009.Reuters/Jim Young
Ten years ago, on January 20, 2009, Barack Obama was inaugurated as president of the United States.
The historic event, watched by 38 million people nationwide, marked the first time an African-American assumed the office of the presidency.
Newspapers around the world reflected the significance of the inauguration on their front pages the following day.
Take a look at a few of the best front pages from around the world: