Saturday, October 2, 2004

> Abraham Lincoln & John F Kennedy> > - Matter of 100 years difference!

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 weird.

> > 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.

> and 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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