Lincoln facts

Lincoln suffered depression and avoided carrying knives, fearing he would use it on himself.

Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.

Lincoln’s assassin was a famous actor and Lincoln himself was a fan of him.

Abraham Lincoln’s son, Robert, was saved from a train accident by Edwin Booth, brother of his father’s killer, John Wilkes Booth.

Lincoln was the first major leader in the U.S. to feel that women should be allowed to vote.

Abe Lincoln is enshrined in the Wrestling Hall of Fame, having lost just once in 300 matches.

FIDO, Abraham Lincoln’s dog, was also assassinated.

Abraham Lincoln, Walt Disney, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs, all of them had no college degree.

Abraham Lincoln Created The Secret Service The Day He Was Shot.

Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born on the same day.

Abraham Lincoln dreamt of his assassination before it happened.

In 1876, a gang of Chicago counterfeiters attempted to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body from his tomb and request a US$200,000 ransom.

A secret message was engraved inside Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch by a jeweler, and it was not discovered until 2009.

The U.S. Civil War had a Balloon Corps established by Abraham Lincoln.

An 11-Year-Old Girl Convinced Abraham Lincoln to Grow His Beard.

Abraham Lincoln has no confirmed living descendants. The last one, a great-grandson, died in 1985.

Robert Todd Lincoln, first son of Abraham Lincoln, was present or nearby the assassinations of his father, James Garfield, and William McKinley.

Abraham Lincoln actually hated to be called “Abe.”

Poisoned milk killed Abraham Lincoln’s mother when he was 9 years old.

Abraham Lincoln was shot on Good Friday.

Abraham Lincoln’s coffin has been moved 17 times and opened 5 times.

Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. President at 6-foot-4.

Abraham Lincoln kept his important documents inside his hat.

Abraham Lincoln practiced law without a degree. He had less than 12 months of formal schooling.

Abraham Lincoln is the only U.S. president to have obtained a patent.

Abraham Lincoln was estranged from his father and didn’t attend his funeral.

Abraham Lincoln wore size 14 shoes, the biggest in U.S. president history.

The last words Abraham Lincoln heard were “you sockdologizing old man-trap,” a punchline from the play “Our American Cousin.



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