Presidential History....weird

  1. Some presidential history. Look what happens when a President gets

    elected in a year with a "0" at the end. Also notice it goes in

    increments of 20 years.

    1840: William Henry Harrison (died in office)

    1860: Abraham Lincoln (assassinated)

    1880: James A. Garfield (assassinated)

    1900: William McKinley (assassinated)

    1920: Warren G. Harding (died in office)

    1940: Franklin D. Roosevelt (dies in office)

    1960: John F. Kennedy (assassinated)

    1980: Ronald Reagan (survived assassination attempt)

    2000: George W. Bush ????????????

    And to think that we had two guys fighting it out in the courts

    to be the one elected in 2000.

    You might also be interested in this.

    Have a history teacher explain this----- if they can.

    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.

    Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.

    Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.

    Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.

    Both Presidents were shot in the head.

    Now it gets really weird.

    Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy.

    Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.

    Both were assassinated by Southerners.

    Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.

    Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.

    Lyndon Johnson, who! succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.

    John Wilke s Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.

    Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in


    Both assassins were known by their three names.

    Both names are composed of fifteen letters.

    Now hang on to your seat.

    Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford.'

    Kennedy was shot in a car called 'Lincoln' made by 'Ford.'

    Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a


    Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid

    in a theater.

    Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

    And here's the kicker...

    A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland

    A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.

    Creepy huh? Send ! this to as many people as you can, cause

    Hey, this is one history lesson people don't mind reading.
  2. 1 Comments

  3. by   emmy
    I think this is a case for Mulder and Scully don't you? :uhoh21: