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8 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Presidents



Presidents’ Day Monday, February 20th

8 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Presidents

  1. John Qunicy Adams (6th President) approved a real life “Journey to the Center of the Earth!”

  1. Andrew Jackson put the kibosh on it 4 years later when he was elected
  1. Abraham Lincoln (16th President) turned down the chance to host elephants

  1. The King of Siam offered them as a gift to be “Beasts of Burden” during the civil war. Abe politely said no and used steam engines instead

  1. Ulysses S. Grant (18th President) was arrested for speeding
  1. On a “Horse!”
  1. Howard Taft (27th President) took a custom bathtub on a trip to Panama
  1. It was 7 feet long and weighed a ton
  1. Warren Harding (29th resident) lost the White House china in a poker game
  2. Herbert Hoover (31st President) didn’t want to be seen or to see his staff
  1. They piled into closets or hid behind bushes
  1. Gerald Ford (38th President) was once a model on the cover of Cosmopolitan
  1. Uncredited in his Navy uniform and he married a model - later known as First Lady Betty Ford
  1. William “Bill” Clinton (42nd President) is a “My Little :Pony” Expert

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