17th June 2024

Bizarre coincidences shared by the lives of Lincoln and Kennedy



The two famous presidents of the United States of America Abraham  Lincoln  and  John F. Kennedy shared strange coincidences.

  1. Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
  2. Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
  3. John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
  4. The names Lincoln and Kennedy, each contains seven letters.
  5. Both were particularly concerned with Civil Rights.
  6. Wives of both lost a child while living in the White House.
  7. Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
  8. Both Presidents were shot in the head.
  9. Both were accompanied by their wives when they were assassinated.
  10. Both were assassinated by Southerners.
  11. Both were cautioned before their assassination but none changed their engagements.
  12. Lincoln was shot at the theatre named ‘Kennedy.’ Kennedy was shot in a car called a ‘Lincoln.’
  13. Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.
  14. Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
  15. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908. Both their names had thirteen letters.
  16. Both assassins were known by their three names, John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald. Both names are composed of fifteen letters.

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