Friday, May 13, 2011

13 Positive Particulars of President Lincoln

1. He was born on February 12th 1809, and died April 15th 1865 at the age of fifty six.
2. He was the first president to be assassinated.

3. Abraham Lincoln was a strong and talented wrestler.

4. Lincoln was the first president to have a beard.

5. He was the tallest U.S president at 6ft 4 inches.

6. Lincoln suffered from a serious form of Depression.

7. He was nicknamed “honest Abe”

8. Lincoln dreamed of his own death at least twice in the weeks leading up to his assignation.

9. Lincoln has no direct line of living heirs as far as anyone knows. The last of his son Robert’s line died in the 1980′s.

10. Lincoln bought a store at the age of 23 but, was so unsuccessful at store clerking that he later ended up owing $1000 for loans he and his partner took out.

11. Lincoln only had 18 months of formal education.

12. As a child and during his growing up years Lincoln avoid hunting and fishing because he did not like killing animals.

13. Abraham Lincoln never played in the NBA