Interesting Facts About the Presidency

Here are some of the interesting and fun facts (a few are weird ones) about the US presidency.

Do you know that Abraham Lincoln is the only president who was also a licensed bartender He jointly owned a saloon in Springfield, Illinois named Berry and Lincoln

Andrew Johnson is the only tailor to become president He would only wear suits that he himself had made

James Garfield could write Latin with his left and Greek with his right simultaneously Or that was what he boasted

Grover Cleveland liked to use the telephone so much that he would personally answer the White House phone himself

Calvin Coolidge had this weird habit of rubbing his head with a petroleum jelly while eating breakfast in bed

Jimmy Carter is the first president to be born in a hospital. He is also the first president to go on record as seeing a UFO

Ulysses S. Grant was a heavy smoker he lit up at least 20 cigars a day He later died of throat cancer

John Quincy Adams favorite pastime is to skinny-dip in the Potomac River

Andrew Johnson was the first president to be impeached. He was later acquitted by one vote in the senate

Herbert Hoover and his wife spoke fluent Mandarin. While they were at the White House they would speak the language to foil eavesdroppers