Monday, November 12, 2012

Strange Coincidences Between the Lincoln and Kennedy Assassinations-- Part 1

From the March 2011 Historical News, State of North Carolina: Edgecombe, Nash, Wayne and Wilson Counties.

I knew some of these facts, but not others, but there are a lot of coincidences between the assassinations of the two presidents.

1.  Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846, John F. Kennedy in 1946.

2.  Lincoln was elected president in 1860, Kennedy in 1960.

3.  Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.

4.  Both lost children while living in the White House.

5.  Both presidents were shot on a Friday.

6.  Both were shot in the head.

7.  Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy,  Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln.

8. Both were assassinated by Southerners

9.. Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.

More to Come.  --Old Secesh

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