Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
Both wives lost children while living in the White House.
Both Kennedy and Lincoln have 7 letters in their last name.
Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.
Both Presidents were sitting next to their wife when shot.
Lincoln 's personal assistant was named John.
Kennedy's personal assistant was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated by Southerners.
Lincoln sat in Box #7 at Ford's Theatre.
Kennedy rode in car #7 in the Dallas motorcade.
Both Lincoln and Kennedy were succeeded by Presidents named Johnson.
Both Johnsons were Southerners.
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
Both assassins were known by their three full names.
Both sets of names consist of exactly fifteen letters.
Lincoln was shot in a theater named 'Ford.'
Kennedy was shot in a car called the '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 assassin ran and hid in a theater.
Both 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.