Abraham Lincoln and John F Kennedy were both charismatic presidents of the United States of America. Both were tragically assassinated while in their prime. Following the assassination of Kennedy some strange coincidences between the two leaders creeped up. And it is a chilling coincidence too!
Lincoln was elected to the Congress in 1846.
Kennedy was elected to the Congress in 1946.
Lincoln became the president in 1860.
Kennedy was elected president in 1960.
Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy.
Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln.
Lincoln was shot dead in the Ford Theater.
Kennedy was shot in his car Lincoln made by Ford.
Lincoln was shot dead by John Wilkes Booth (15 letter name).
Kennedy was shot dead by Lee Harvey Oswald (15 letter name).
Booth shot Lincoln in a theater and fled to a warehouse.
Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and ran to a theater.
Lincoln was shot in the back of his head in the presence of his wife.
Kennedy was shot in the back of his head in the presence of his wife.
Both president’s wives lost a child in the White House.
Both were shot on a Friday.
Both were shot by Southerners.
Both were succeeded by Johnson, Andrew Johnson succeeded Lincoln and Lyndon Johnson succeeded Kennedy.
Both assassins were shot before their trials.
Such is the coincidence between the two presidents that it borders on the eerie.