Lincoln was elected President
in 1860, while Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
Lincoln's successor - Andrew Johnson - was born in 1808, while Kennedy's successor - Lyndon Johnson - was born in 1908.
Lincoln's killer - John Wilkes Booth - was born in 1839, while Kennedy's killer - Lee Harvey Oswald - was born in 1939.
The names Lincoln and Kennedy
each contain seven letters.
Lincoln's secretary was called Kennedy, while Kennedy's secretary was called Lincoln.
Lincoln's and Kennedy's successors both had the surname Johnson.
The names Andrew Johnson and Lyndon Johnson each contain thirteen letters.
The names John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald each contain fifteen letters.
Lincoln and Kennedy were
both killed on a Friday.
Both were killed in the presence of their wives.
Both were shot from behind and in the head.
Booth shot Lincoln in a theatre and hid in a warehouse, while Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and hid in a theatre.
Lincoln was shot at a theatre named 'Ford', Kennedy was shot in a car named 'Lincoln,' made by 'Ford'.
Both assassins were killed before being brought to trial.
Lincoln and Kennedy were both directly concerned with Civil Rights.
Booth and Oswald were both Southerners favouring unpopular ideas.
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 wives lost their children while living in the White House.
Both were succeeded by Southerens.
Both successors were named Johnson.
Both assassins were known by their three names.
Both names compromise fifteen letters.
John Wilkes Booth's brother once save the life
of Abe Lincoln's son - Robert Todd Lincoln (son of U.S. President Abraham
Lincoln) Edwin Booth, brother of man who assassinated President Lincoln, rescued this Lincoln from a train accident.
A week before Lincoln was shot,
he was in Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.