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.
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