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08-14-2005, 01:20 AM
History Lesson Beyond Belief

Hmmmm....Truth or 'stretched facts'. You decide.

>>Subject: History Lesson Beyond Belief
>Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 04:55:42 -0700 (PDT)
>History Lesson Beyond Belief
>Have a history teacher explain this----- if they can.
>Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
>John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
>Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
>John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
>Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
>Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.
>Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
>Both Presidents were shot in the head.
>Now it gets really weird.
>Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy.
>Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.
>Both were assassinated by Southerners.
>Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.
>Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
>Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
>John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
>Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
>Both assassins were known by their three names.
>Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
>Now hang on to your seat.
>Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford.'
>Kennedy was shot in a car called 'Lincoln' made by 'Ford.'
>Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a
>Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a
>Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.
>And here's the kicker...
>A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland
>A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.
>Creepy huh?

08-14-2005, 01:21 AM
I've seen that before. Funny the way things work, huh?

08-14-2005, 08:59 AM
don't forget the former OT of the Raiders: Lincoln Kennedy

08-14-2005, 09:01 AM
that last line should say, "a week before kennedy was shot, he was IN marilyn monroe"

08-14-2005, 09:05 AM
that is old but still interesting. There is a movie, "Executive Action" that had some astounding odds posted in the ending credits. 101 cont; history repeats itself and history is written by the victors.

08-14-2005, 12:00 PM
I'm not smart enough to challenge the authenticity of the info so... That awesome! :D

08-14-2005, 03:23 PM
i've heard it before, some of them (i can't remember which) are false.