1. George Washington was an enthusiastic dog breeder, particularly of hunting hounds.
  2. James Madison was the shortest president at 5’4” and weighed barely over 100 pounds.
  3. Martin Van Buren was the first president to be born an American. All previous presidents were originally British subjects, having been born prior to 1776.
  4. Andrew Johnson apparently cared for a family of White House mice, which he called “the little fellows.”
  5. Ulysses S. Grant was invited to join Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre on the fateful evening of April 14, 1865, but was forced to decline after he and his wife made plans to visit their children in New Jersey.
  6. Rutherford B. Hayes was the first president to have a telephone in the White House.
  7. William Howard Taft was the first president to hurl the ceremonial first pitch at a Major League Baseball game.
  8. Woodrow Wilson officially established the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day in 1914.
  9. Lyndon B. Johnson’s first career was as a teacher. He worked at a school near the U.S. – Mexico border for four years before launching a career in politics.
  10. Gerald Ford was a star football player at the University of Michigan and turned down offers from both the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers.
  11. Ronald Reagan was an actor in over 50 feature films before becoming a politician.
  12. Bill Clinton played the saxophone and famously performed on the Arsenio Hall Show when he was a candidate for president.

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Published On: February 5th, 2024Categories: Uncategorized