6. Both Johnsons’ were born in ‘08:
Andrew Johnson was born on December 29, 1808.
Lyndon Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 (LBJ as a baby pictured below).
8. Both presidents were shot on a Friday.
Bonus: one rumor, debunked
Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy and Kennedy had secretary named Lincoln.
While Kennedy did have a secretary with the last name Lincoln (Evelyn Lincoln pictured below). There are no records to show that Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy; Lincoln’s secretaries were John Hay and John G. Nicolay.
- Justice Antonin Scalia, who served almost 30 years on the Supreme Court as one of its most prominent and influential conservative voices, died Saturday. He was 79.
- The four members of British indie band Viola Beach and their manager are believed to have died in a car crash in Sweden.
- And U.S. Republican presidential candidates had their nastiest debate yet in South Carolina last night 🇺🇸