Happy Presidents' Day: Fun Facts About These U.S. Presidents!

Did you know these fun facts about some of our nation's presidents? You'll wow family members with this knowledge!


Woodrow Wilson

Biography.com

Before he was president, and possibly even while he was president, Woodrow Wilson dreamed of being a stage performer.

James Buchanan

TIME.com

In a move that could have affected his political career, President Buchanan constantly bought slaves (quietly) in Washington, DC only to get them free in Pennsylvania.

Herbert Hoover

History.com

A real testament to the notion that if you work hard you too will be successful, President Hoover was an orphan whose first job was picking bugs off potato plants, for which he was paid a dollar per hundred bugs. He was also a mine worker.

George W. Bush

Wikimedia.org

President Bush was a head cheerleader in high school, and he would often pump up his team and school with pep talks and exciting pep rallies and skits.

William McKinley

Miller Center

McKinley adored carnations, and frequently wore the delicate and popular flower as a good-luck charm.

James Monroe

Biography.com

To top off the historical presidents, due to the national unity after the War of 1812, Monroe oversaw the "Era of Good Feelings."

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