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George Washington had to borrow money so he could travel to his inauguration.

– Lyndon Johnson died one mile from the house he was born in.

– Grover Cleveland answered the White House phone, personally.

– Calvin Coolidge was sworn into office by his own father.

– It’s Harry S Truman. No period after the S, because it’s not an initial. his parents couldn’t agree on a name and S was as close as they came.

– Alexander Hamilton and his son, Philip, both died on the same spot, and both during duels. Philip went first, 3 years before his father would be killed in that same field by Aaron Burr.

– Theodore Roosevelt was blind in his left eye.

– Warren Harding was the first US president who could drive a car.

– George Washington died the last hour of the last day of the last week of the last month of the last year of the 18th century.

– Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to ride in an automobile, fly on a plane, and go underwater in a submarine.

– Jimmy Carter was the first president born in a hospital.

– JFK was the first president born in the 20th century.

– Thomas Jefferson was once given a 1,235 pound hunk of cheese, giving us the term “the big cheese.”

– President McKinley was shot while shaking hands with spectators.

– Theodore Roosevelt’s wife and mother both died on Feb. 14, 1884.

– Lincoln was shot on Good Friday.

– James Garfield often gave campaign speeches in German.

– George Washington died after being bled by leeches.

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