Monday, February 20, 2012

Happy President's Day!

Happy President's Day! Because it's a holiday and for me a family day, I won't be sharing a full post today. Instead here are some fun facts about U.S. Presidents! Hope you enjoy your day and travel safely if that's what you'll be doing!

* Barack Obama is our 44th president, but there have actually only been 43 presidents. Grover Cleveland was elected for two non-consecutive terms and is counted twice. (22nd and 24th)

*Abraham Lincoln was the tallest president, measuring 6'4". Conversely, James Madison was the shortest at 5'4".

*James Buchanun was the only President never to marry.

*6 presidents did not have children.

*John Tyler was the president with the most children. He was a father to 15.

*Presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Adams, and James Monroe all died on the 4th of July. Calvin Coolidge was born on this day.

*Ulysses S. Grant was given a $20 speeding ticket for riding his horse to fast down a Washington street.

*Jimmy Carter was a peanut farmer.



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