could write Latin with one hand and Greek with the other while simultaneously playing
Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik with his left foot!
President Franklin Pierce
was arrested while in office for running over an old woman with a horse.
The case was dropped when it was discovered the woman was drunk and shouldn't have been riding the horse in the first place.
Robert Todd Lincoln
son of Abraham Lincoln, was present at the assassination of three presidents:
his father's, President Garfield's and President McKinley's.
He vowed never to attend another one.
July 25, 1926,
36 years and almost 4 months before a scheduled vacation in Texas.
expressed a desire to live until July 4, 1926 - the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
On that day he slipped into unconsciousness.
That afternoon he momentarily revived and moments before his death uttered the words:
In this he was mistaken for Thomas Jefferson had died earlier that same day.
Oddities:George W. Bush: