Here at The Tower at Spring Creek we are celebrating Presidents’ Day with some fun presidential trivia. Test your knowledge and see how many of these fun facts you already know. Who knows, you might even learn something new!
Q: Who was the first president to live in the White House?
A: John Adams. On Saturday, November 1, 1800, John Adams became the first president to take up residence in the White House.
Q: Who was the only U.S. president to serve two non-consecutive terms?
A: Grover Cleveland. He is counted as both the twenty-second and twenty-fourth president.
Q: Who was the first president to appear on television?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president to appear on black and white television in 1939 at the opening ceremonies for the World’s Fair.
Q: Who was the only unanimously elected president by the Electoral College?
A: George Washington. He remains to be the only president to have received 100% of the electoral votes.
Q: Who was the oldest elected president?
A: Donald Trump. He was 70 years and 7 months when he was inaugurated into office on January 20, 2017.
Q: Who was the first U.S. president to be impeached?
A: Andrew Jackson was impeached on February 24, 1868 by the House of Representatives for “high crimes and misdemeanors” in accordance with the second article of the U.S. Constitution.
Q: Who was the only president to serve more than two terms?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt. He served in office for over 12 years and died shortly after his fourth term in 1945.
How do you plan on spending Presidents’ Day this month? Let us know in the comments and feel free to share any other fun trivia so everyone in our Garland, TX apartment community can benefit.