Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Trivia Tuesday on Election Day...

For trivia today I'll start with an embarrassing headline, which could read "Don't count your chickens before they are hatched."...

Click HERE for the story.  (There's a lot to it.)

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Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to run for President in 1872.
She was a leader in the Women's Suffragette Movement. Click HERE for info on her.
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Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to call his residence in Washington, D.C. the "White House."
Prior to his term, it had been called the Executive Mansion or the President’s House.


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James Madison was the shortest and lightest president at 5 feet, 4 inches and about 100 pounds.

He was the fourth president of the U.S.
His wife was Dolley Madison.

She was very popular and helped Madison's popularity as president.

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Millard Fillmore installed the first bathtub and kitchen stove in the White House.
He's not known for much more, BUT he shares my birthday (Jan. 7), so I hold him in high regard!
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Harry S. Truman use to get up at 5 o'clock in the morning to practice the piano for two hours.
Wow, I say. Wow.
  
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Did you know that Barack Obama collects Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian comic books?
Obama is likeable, I must say.
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At age 69, Ronald Reagan became the oldest person ever elected U.S. president.
Whoa. 69 used to seem so old. Now not so much. Hmm.
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And this last bit of trivia...
William Taft, who weighed 332 pounds, got stuck in the White House bathtub the first time he used it.
A larger one was ordered.
He probably wouldn't like that trivia.
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But there you have it.

Now we know!!!!
 

(I didn't make this stuff up.) 

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