PowerPoint Show by Andrew
Coincidences can certainly fascinate us.
Some of them may seem strange and
irrational, but psychologists say there is
a re...
Lincoln was elected to
Congress in 1846
Kennedy was elected to
Congress in 1946
Lincoln failed to win
the Vice Presidential
nomination in 1856
Kennedy failed to win
the Vice Presidential
nomination in 1...
Lincoln was elected
President in 1860
Kennedy was elected
President in 1960
Lincoln defeated
Stephen Douglas who
was born in 1813
Kennedy defeated
Richard Nixon who was
born in 1913
Both were particularly
concerned with civil
rights.
Both wives lost a child
while in the White
House.
Both Presidents were
shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were
shot in the head.
Lincoln’s secretary was
named Kennedy.
Kennedy’s secretary
was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated
by southerners.
Both were succeeded by
southerners named
Johnson.
Andrew Johnson, who
succeeded Lincoln, was
born in 1808 and elected
in 1847.
Lyndon Johnson, who
succeeded Kennedy, was
bo...
John Wilkes Booth, who
assassinated Lincoln,
was born in 1839
Lee Harvey Oswald, who
assassinated Kennedy,
was born in 193...
Both assassins were
known by their three
names.
Both names are composed
of fifteen letters.
Lincoln was shot at the
theater named “Ford”.
Kennedy was shot in a car
called “Lincoln” made by
“Ford”.
Lincoln was shot in a
theater and his assassin
ran and hid in a
warehouse.
Kennedy was shot from a
warehouse and his
assas...
Booth and Oswald were
assassinated before their
trials.
A week before Lincoln
was shot, he was in
Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy
was shot, he was with
Marilyn Monroe.
These coincidences may seem
unbelievable, and yet they’re all true!
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  1. 1. PowerPoint Show by Andrew
  2. 2. Coincidences can certainly fascinate us. Some of them may seem strange and irrational, but psychologists say there is a reasonable explanation for every coincidence. For example, the destinies of Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy were linked by an amazing series of coincidences.
  3. 3. Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946
  4. 4. Lincoln failed to win the Vice Presidential nomination in 1856 Kennedy failed to win the Vice Presidential nomination in 1956
  5. 5. Lincoln was elected President in 1860 Kennedy was elected President in 1960
  6. 6. Lincoln defeated Stephen Douglas who was born in 1813 Kennedy defeated Richard Nixon who was born in 1913
  7. 7. Both were particularly concerned with civil rights. Both wives lost a child while in the White House.
  8. 8. Both Presidents were shot on a Friday. Both Presidents were shot in the head.
  9. 9. Lincoln’s secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy’s secretary was named Lincoln.
  10. 10. Both were assassinated by southerners. Both were succeeded by southerners named Johnson.
  11. 11. Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808 and elected in 1847. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908 and elected in 1947.
  12. 12. John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839 Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939 .
  13. 13. Both assassins were known by their three names. Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
  14. 14. Lincoln was shot at the theater named “Ford”. Kennedy was shot in a car called “Lincoln” made by “Ford”.
  15. 15. Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse. Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater.
  16. 16. Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.
  17. 17. A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland. A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.
  18. 18. These coincidences may seem unbelievable, and yet they’re all true!

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