On November 6th, we go to the polls to elect the 45th President of the United States. Here's some fun presidential trivia, illustrated with images from the Bridgeman archive.
Eight of our 44 presidents have been left-handed. Click here to find out who.
Who was the first president to be born a U.S. Citizen? Click here.
The longest inaugural address was an hour and 45 minutes in a driving snow storm (given by the man with the distinction of serving the shortest time in office after dying a month later of pneumonia). The shortest was given during this president's second inaugural. Click here.
Which president had a second career as a Supreme Court Justice after leaving office? This man also has the distinction of being the largest, topping more than 300 lbs, and had an unfortunate incident of getting stuck in the White House bathtub. Click here.
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