Fun Fact: Holding Lincoln’s Hat

Fun facts about Abraham Lincoln

Even though he was defeated by Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 presidential election, Stephen A Douglas did attend his inauguration. Before giving a speech Lincoln took off his hat, but had no place to put it. Douglas offered to hold it and remarked “If I can’t be the President, at least I can hold his hat.”.

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