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Post time 2005-5-30 16:55:33 |Display all floors
Look what happens when an American President gets elected in a year with a "0" at the end:

1840: William Henry Harrison (died in office)
1860: Abraham Lincoln (assassinated)
1880: James A. Garfield (assassinated)
1900: William McKinley (assassinated)
1920: Warren G. Harding (died in office)
1940: Franklin D. Roosevelt (died in office)
1960: John F. Kennedy (assassinated)
1980: Ronald Reagan (survived assassination attempt)
2000: George W. Bush ????????????

And to think that they had two guys fighting it out in the courts to be the one elected in 2000.

You might also be interested in this.
Have a history teacher explain it if they could.

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 particularly concerned with civil rights.
Both wives lost a child while living in the White House.

Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.

Now it gets really wierd.

Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy.
Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.

Both were assassinated by Southerners.
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.

John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.

Both assassins were known by their three names.
Both names are composed of fifteen letters.

Now hang on to your seat.

Lincoln was shot at the theatre named "Ford."
Kennedy was shot in a car called "Lincoln" made by "Ford."

Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

And here's the "kicker":

A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.

Lincoln was shot in a theatre and the assassin ran to a warehouse.
Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and the assassin ran to a theatre.

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Post time 2005-6-1 10:05:32 |Display all floors

unbelievable

History can be so funny and interesting.

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Post time 2005-6-4 17:09:05 |Display all floors

funny!!!!

up!!!!!!!!

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Post time 2005-6-12 19:02:13 |Display all floors

changcheng, make a little correction

Please make a little correction

J.F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1964

Ronald Reagan fortunately survived from assassination attempt in 1982

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Post time 2005-6-13 16:03:03 |Display all floors

funny

the history of America is so interesting that i cant believe

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Post time 2005-6-22 21:45:59 |Display all floors

yes

you did a wonderful job
we really expect the coincidences go continuingly.

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Post time 2005-6-23 07:33:07 |Display all floors

correction again

JFK was shot and killed on November 22, 1963 (not 1964).

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