These words written in 1893 are still pertinent today.
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.
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