Strange but true!!!

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Joined: 29 August 2004
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Posted: 07 February 2005 at 11:35pm | IP Logged
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

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
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in

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

Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their

And here's the "kicker":

A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe,
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn

and 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.

Creepy, huh? Share this to as many people as you can,
Hey, this is one history lesson people don't mind
reading ! ! ! Tongue

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