Happy belated Presidents’ Day + presidential fun facts

Happy belated Presidents’ Day! If you had the day off, we hope you did something fun.

Then President of the United States of America, George W. Bush invited then President-Elect Barack Obama and former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter for a Meeting and Lunch at The White House. Photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 in the Oval Office at The White House. (source: Wikipedia)

Then President of the United States of America, George W. Bush invited then President-Elect Barack Obama and former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter for a Meeting and Lunch at The White House. Photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 in the Oval Office at The White House. (source: Wikipedia)

Here are a few obscure facts about our nation’s presidents…

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826.

John Tyler had 15 children, more than any other president.

Ulysses S. Grant smoked 20 cigars a day! He died of lung cancer in 1885.

President James A. Garfield was ambidextrous. AND he could write Latin with one hand and Greek with the other at the same time.

President Herbert Hoover’s son had two pet alligators, which were occasionally permitted to run loose throughout the White House.

The “S” in President Harry S. Truman’s full name doesn’t stand for anything.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower holds a spot in the World Golf Hall of Fame in the Lifetime Achievement Category.

During his senior year of high school at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., President George W. Bush was captain of the cheerleading team.

(source: Mashable)

Do you have a favorite president? 

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Hope you are having a fantastic week!

 

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