Dun/Interesting Facts

Discussion in 'Esther's Follies' started by BevoJoe, May 17, 2022.

  1. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 10,000+ Posts

    Rather interesting history facts:

    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 a child 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 Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
    Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
    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."
    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.
    Lincoln was shot in a theater and the assassin ran to a warehouse...
    Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and the assassin ran to a theater...
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  2. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 10,000+ Posts


    Where does Charles Haralson fit in that story?

    Are there any "short people" in that grouping?

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  3. huisache

    huisache 2,500+ Posts

    Lincoln was a lawyer for the railroads and owned some lots in Cedar Bluff, the jumping off spot for the western route. Kennedy was a rich jerk who screwed anything that moved. Lincoln got half a million Americans killed because he thought "the union" was sacred. Kennedy got a few Cubans killed at the Bay of Pigs. Lincoln's dad was lower class. Kennedy's was a fascist. I'll stop now
  4. Mr. Deez

    Mr. Deez Beer Prophet

    Was he at her crypt? She had been dead for about a year.
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