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Kennedy And Lincoln

Some interesting facts about Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy.

  • Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
  • John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
  • Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
  • John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
  • The names Lincoln and Kennedy both contain seven letters.
  • Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
  • Both their wives lost children while living in the White House.
  • Both Presidents were shot on Friday.
  • Both were shot in the head.
  • Lincoln’s secretary was named Kennedy
  • Kennedy’s secretary was named Lincoln.
  • Both were assassinated by southerners.
  • Both were succeeded by southerners.
  • Both successors were named Johnson.
  • Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
  • Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
  • John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
  • Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
  • Both assassins were known by 3 names.
  • Both names contain fifteen letters.
  • Booth ran from the theater and was caught in the warehouse.
  • Oswald ran from the warehouse and was caught in a theatre.
  • Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

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