These are the few weird similarities between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy that will blow your senses:
Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
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 friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.
AND NOW IT GETS 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.
Andrew 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.
WAIT! HANG ON TO YOUR SEAT –
Lincoln was shot in the theater named “Ford”.
Kennedy was shot in a “Lincoln” car made by “Ford”.
Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.
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.
BUT WAIT THERE IS MORE –
Lincoln was shot in a theater and the assassin ran to a warehouse.
Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and ran to a theater.