1. Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 - Kennedy in 1946 – 100 years apart 2. Lincoln was elected President in 1860 - Kennedy in 1960 – 100 years apart 3. Both men were deeply involved in civil rights for Negroes. 4. Both men were assassinated on a Friday. 5. Both men were assassinated in the presence of their wives. 6. Each wife lost a son while living in the White House. 7. Lincoln was killed in Ford's Theater - Kennedy in a Ford automobile - a Lincoln. 8. Both men were succeeded by vice-presidents named Johnson.
9. Both vice-presidents were southern Democrats 10. Both vice-presidents were former Senators. 11. Andrew Johnson was born in 1808 - Lyndon Johnson in 1908 – 100 years apart 12. The last name of Kennedy's private secretary was Lincoln. 13. The first name of Lincoln's private secretary was John. 14. John Wilkes Booth was born in 1839 - Lee Harvey Oswald in 1939 – 100 years apart 15. Both assassins were murdered before being brought to trial. 16. Booth shot President Lincoln from a theater - Oswald was apprehended in a theater. 17. The name – LINCOLN – and - KENNEDY - each have 7 letters. 18. The name – JOHNSON – and - JOHNSON each have 7 letters. 19. The name - ANDREW JOHNSON – and - LYNDON JOHNSON - each have 13 letters. 19. The name - JOHN WILKES BOOTH – and - LEE HARVEY OSWALD - each have 15 letters.