Monday, 4 March 2013

Kartik Nijhawan,

As i am a big time Netizen, Today i was surfing on the internet to read something that i am unaware of and i found an article on Wikipedia which describes the coincidences between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy that could be a good read. 

Abraham Lincoln
John F. Kennedy

- 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 shot in the back of the head in the presence of their wives.

- Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.

- Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.

- Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy who told him not to go to the theatre; Kennedy had a secretary named Evelyn Lincoln who warned him not to go to Dallas.
- Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.

- Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.

- Lincoln was shot in the Ford Theater. Kennedy was shot in a Lincoln, made by Ford.

- Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre; Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in a Lincoln automobile, made by Ford.

- Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

These were some coincidences collected from internet. The list is much bigger than this and the list is still in circulation today.


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