Top Ten Biggest Coincidences Between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy


The Top Ten

1 Lincoln was shot in the back of the head in Ford Theater, Kennedy was shot in the back of the head in a car that had the brand names Lincoln and Ford

You really believe the evidence shows Kennedy was shot in the BACK of the head?

I still don't understand why all the good presidents get assassinated - zxm

It's a little scary how much these two have in common. - WonkeyDude98

Cannot stop laughing - Puga

2 Both of their assassins had three-word names

John Wilkes Booth, and Lee Harvey Oswald. - WonkeyDude98

3 Their names have the same consonant/vowel pattern.
4 They were both succeeded by Johnsons who were born exactly 100 years apart

No, they weren't. Exactly means exactly.

5 They both enforced black equality

Lincoln in no way "enforced black equality." In fact, he unsuccessfully solicited several countries to accept America's black population, having concluded the two cultures (black and white) were "forever incompatible."

6 Both Johnsons have 13 letters in their name


7 Lincoln's murderer shot him in a theater and ran to a warehouse, and Kennedy's did the opposite
8 Both John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald were killed before going to trial

Holy crap I never thought of that... - TwilightKitsune

9 After Lincoln and Kennedy were shot, the telegraph and telephone systems respectively went down
10 John Kennedy is the name of a character in a 1951 movie where a detective tried to thwart the assassination of Lincoln

The Contenders

11 Their Vice Presidents Both Had The Last Name "Johnson"
12 They Were Elected 100 Years Apart
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