Eerie Similarities in the Lives of John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln

  • Lincoln was 6’4″; Kennedy was 4’6″
  • Kennedy’s daughter Caroline had a pony named Macaroni; Lincoln’s favorite dish was spaghetti with horsemeat
  • Both men signed bills right-handed but threw men out of their office left-handed
  • “Mary Todd Lincoln” and “Norma Jean Baker” both contain 15 letters
  • Kennedy’s secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, wore a beard and a stovepipe hat
  • Kennedy attacked Castro at the Bay of Pigs; Lincoln once wrestled pigs at the Castro County (Illinois) fair
  • Both men preferred their toast cut on the diagonal
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