Presidential Trivia

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Just a few interesting facts for Presidents’ Day (mistergworld.com):

George Washington 1789-1797:  Teeth were made from elephant and walrus tusks, not wood.

Andrew Jackson 1829-1837:  First president to ride in a train.

William Henry Harrison 1841:  President for only 31 days, died of pneumonia.

John Tyler 1841-1845:  Loved kids, had 15 children.

James Buchanan 1857-1861:  Never married, his niece was White House hostess.

Rutherford B. Hayes 1877-1881:  First President to use a phone – his phone number was 1.

Chester Arthur 1881-1885:  Changed his pants several times a day – he owned 80 pairs of pants.

Warren G. Harding 1921-1923:  Gambled away a set of White House china.

Herbert Hoover 1929-1933:  Spoke Chinese to his wife to keep their stories private.

Harry S. Truman 1945-1953:  Read every book in his hometown library.

Jimmy Carter 1977-1981:  First President born in a hospital.

George Bush 1989-1993:  Survived 4 plane crashes during WW II.

For more fun facts to know and tell, click on the link below:

http://www.mistergworld.com/12-002.htm

 

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