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Teddy Roosevelt is the only U.S. President that is confirmed to…

Teddy Roosevelt is the only U.S. President that is confirmed to have had a tattoo.

Charles J. Guiteau who assassinated US President James A….

Charles J. Guiteau who assassinated US President James A. Garfield intentionally used a gun that would look nice in a museum.

Charles J. Guiteau who assassinated US President James A….

Charles J. Guiteau who assassinated US President James A. Garfield intentionally used a gun that would look nice in a museum.

President Harry S. Truman was so poor after his presidency that…

President Harry S. Truman was so poor after his presidency that Congress had to enact a law to give him a pension. President Herbert Hoover the only other living ex-president took the pension as well, despite his wealth, to avoid embarrassing Truman.

In 1901, a doctor was told mid-surgery that he was needed…

In 1901, a doctor was told mid-surgery that he was needed urgently elsewhere, to which he responded that he could not leave “even for the President of the United States”. He was then told he needed to operate on William McKinley, the President of the United States. The doctor maintained his claim and actually didn’t leave.

President Franklin Roosevelt moved Thanksgiving up by a week, so…

President Franklin Roosevelt moved Thanksgiving up by a week, so that the Christmas shopping season could start earlier.

On a 1995 visit to Washington D.C., Russian President Boris…

On a 1995 visit to Washington D.C., Russian President Boris Yeltsin was found on Pennsylvania Avenue, drunk, in his underwear and trying to hail a cab in order to find pizza.

The White House is not free for the President. He receives a…

The White House is not free for the President. He receives a bill for food and expenses every month.

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Daniel Webster, who ran for president and lost three times,…

Daniel Webster, who ran for president and lost three times, declined the Vice Presidency twice, thinking it a worthless office. Both presidents who offered it later died in office, meaning that if he had accepted, he would’ve become president after all. source

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The Secret Service agent that saved President Reagan’s…

The Secret Service agent that saved President Reagan’s life became a Secret Service agent after seeing a movie starring Ronald Reagan as a Secret Service Agent. source

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