From: Jurriaan Bendien (adsl675281@TISCALI.NL)
Date: Wed Sep 12 2007 - 15:19:50 EDT
( A workmate passed on this chat clip to me a while ago, which I translated - JB) COINCIDENCE, OR...? 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... The names "Lincoln" and "Kennedy" both have 7 letters... Both proclaimed their concern with human rights... Both presidents lost a child during their stay in the White House... Both presidents were killed with a bullet in the head... Both presidents died on a Friday... The secretary of Lincoln was called Kennedy The secretary of Kennedy was called Lincoln... Both presidents were murdered by Southerners, and succeeded by presidents who were Southerners... The names of both the succeeding presidents was Johnson (7 letters)... Andrew Johnson was born in 1808 Lyndon Johnson was born in 1908... John Wilkes Booth who killed Lincoln was born in 1839 Lee Harvey Oswald who killed Kennedy was born in 1939... Both killers were known by their three names... The total number of letters of their names each totalled 15... Lincoln died in an operating theatre named "Kennedy" Kennedy died in a Lincoln limousine... John Wilkes Booth tried to escape from a theatre, and was arrested in an apartment building Lee Harvey Oswald tried to escape from an apartment building, and was arrested in a theatre... Both Booth and Oswald were killed before their trial... One week before he was murdered, Lincoln went on holiday in Monroe, Maryland One week before he was murdered, Kennedy was on holiday with Marilyn Monroe...
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