Monday, February 20, 2017

President's Day Trivia

Happy President's Day!  Here's a little trivia about our Presidents!

 The third Monday in February is designated in the United States as Washington's Birthday, more commonly known as Presidents' Day. 

The most common religious affiliation among presidents has been Episcopalian, followed by Presbyterian.

 President William Howard Taft  gained 50 pounds his first term.

 Eight presidents were left-handed.

 The first to have a Christmas tree in the White House was Benjamin Harrison.

 President Obama is the first president to write email as president.

 President James Madison, the county's fourth leader, who stood at 5-foot, 4-inches tall, was   the shortest president.

The term "First Lady" was first used in 1877 in reference to Lucy Ware Webb Hayes.


  1. I like this post because the content was unexpected. I thought it was only going to be trivia about Lincoln and Washington, and I've read a lot about them in the past few weeks while subbing. So, your post was a nice treat to read trivia about other presidents and facts, thanks.

    1. I'm so happy you enjoyed reading it Brenda. I bet you've learned a lot of interesting facts about Lincoln and Washington too.