A president is expected to be strong, serious, noble, and deliberate. But that doesn't mean there's no room for quirkiness. All throughout American history, presidents have had unexpected habits and occasional eccentric behavior. Take William Henry Harrison, the 9th president, who kept a pet goat in the White House. And although there may not seem to be many similarities between presidents and Las Vegas stand-up comedians, Ronald Reagan, the 40th president, has been both.
44 Facts About the U.S. Presidents
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president, gave the White House its name in 1901.
Abraham Lincoln Fed His Cat With a Gold Fork
Sure, why not?
George Washington's Dentures Were Not Made Of Wood
They were a hodgepodge of other stuff.
Key Facts In This Video
There is only one complete surviving set of George Washington's teeth. 00:13
George Washington started losing his teeth in his mid-20s. 00:26
George Washington's teeth have a lead base, and the teeth are those of horses or asses, cows, and humans. 01:02
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