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 (died 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.
was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
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
were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.
Now it gets really
was named Kennedy.
Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated
Both were succeeded by Southerners named 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
were known by their three names.
Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
Now hang on to
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
A week before Lincoln
was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.
Creepy huh? This
is one history lesson people don't mind reading!