Fun Fact: When Teddy Roosevelt Didn’t Let a Bullet Stop Him

While campaigning for president in 1912, Teddy Roosevelt was shot by a man named John Schrank. His life was most likely saved as a steel eye-glass case and a 50 page speech were in the way. However Roosevelt was still injured, but he still gave a 90 minute speech shortly afterward.

Fun Fact: Promises From Teddy Roosevelt

A blizzard had struck New York City during Teddy’s lifetime. He had made a promise to meet a librarian, and walked 50 city blocks to make the meeting. He arrived, and found out that there was nobody, so he walked back home. He later wrote to the woman and acknowledged that the blizzard must ofContinue reading “Fun Fact: Promises From Teddy Roosevelt”