by Ron Kurtus
Readers have sent in a total of 295 comments and questions on History issues. They are listed according to date.
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|Another interesting fact||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Kennedy had only one right eye||Lincoln and Kennedy||SA|
|Purpose for historical items||Start the Fire||USA|
|Can we copy part of the song facts for a contest?||Start the Fire||USA|
|Name misspelled||Start the Fire Facts||USA|
|Should be Britain's got a new queen||Start the Fire Facts||Canada|
|Total illuminati!!!||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Was Lincoln in Monroe, Maryland?||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Conspiracies of JFK's death||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Can I quote the material on my radio program?||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Thanks for the facts||Start the Fire Facts||Ireland|
|Concerning Nord Davis Jr. and Kennedy||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Words should not be capitalized||Start the Fire Facts||USA|
|Another coincidence||Lincoln and Kennedy||USA|
|Wrong person in Psycho||Start the Fire Facts||USA|
Another interesting fact
June 21, 2011
Another interesting fact regarding Lincoln and Kennedy is that Lincoln was the first President to be assassinated in office and Kennedy was the last.
Mikki - USA (21748)
Thanks for the observation. Hopefully, Kennedy will be the last president assassinated.
Kennedy had only one right eye
May 21, 2011
Kennedy had only one right eye whereas Lincoln had only one left eye
d - SA (21607)
Lincoln's left eye was slightly smaller than his right eye, which may have been a facial defect. I have not heard of any defect to either of Kennedy's eyes.
Purpose for historical items
May 17, 2011
what was his pupose for writing each of the following in that time phrase:
rosenberg('51); dien bien phu falls('54); budapest('56); trouble in the suez('56); chou en lai('57); belgians in the congo('60); eichman('61); berlin('61); begin('64-'89); bernie (bernard) goetz('64-'89)
matt - USA (21592)
Each of those items was an important event in the news. A few, such as Chou en-Lai and Bernie Goetz, were people who made news events.
Note that Billy Joel also selected items, such that they fit the rhythm of his song lyrics.
Can we copy part of the song facts for a contest?
May 9, 2011
Happy Birthday Mr. Joel,
Is it okay for me to copy part of your "We Didn't Start the Fire" facts, to be utilized in a HS class contest for substitutes in History classes?
Libi - USA (21561)
You have permission to use our material in your class. Also, Billy Joel's material can be used, as long as it is only for classwork.
Best wishes in your contest.
April 25, 2011
Under "Ole Miss" I believe that the student's last name was Meredith, not Meridith.
Suzanne - USA (21512)
Thanks for pointing that out to me. I made the correction.
Should be Britain's got a new queen
January 10, 2011
1952 "England's got a new queen" should have read "Britain's got a new queen".
Len - Canada (20995)
I'm sorry, but "England's got a new queen" is what the lyrics by Billy Joe state.
December 31, 2010
sounds like total illuminati!!!
alyssa - USA (20940)
They certainly are interesting coincidences.
Was Lincoln in Monroe, Maryland?
December 20, 2010
Is it true that days before assassination, that Lincoln was in Monroe, Maryland? I love that joke, forgive me if you've heard it a million times.
Joe - USA (20887)
Right now, there is no Monroe, Maryland. However, there is a town called Highlands of Monroe in Maryland. There is no record whether there was a Monroe, Maryland when Lincoln was president.
The other half of the joke is incorrect, since Marilyn Monroe died over one year before Kennedy's assassination.
Conspiracies of JFK's death
November 23, 2010
what were all the cospericies of JFK's death?
sabina - USA (20735)
A good summary of the conspiracy theories of the assassination of Kennedy can be seen at:
Can I quote the material on my radio program?
November 19, 2010
Is it OK with you if I quote your JFK-Lincoln comparison info on my radio program?
- USA (20723)
You can quote the comparison information on your radio program.
Best wishes on a good show.
Thanks for the facts
October 20, 2010
Thanks, guys !
I had been wondering ever since this came out what some of the references were. Now, I'm a satisfied man.
- Ireland (20559)
I'm glad you found the information you were looking for.
Concerning Nord Davis Jr. and Kennedy
September 20, 2010
Since I am not allowed to share website URL's, I'll try it like this.
The late Nord Davis Jr. wrote a pamphlet only a few years after the Kennedy assasination. It is probably the most interesting information I have ever read on the Kennedy assasination. Here is a hint at how you can find it, and it is hard to find on the internet.....I wonder why???
Anglo-Saxon Israel . com / site / dallasconspiracy
Mark - USA (20410)
The information may be in his collective works book:
Also see: "Dallas Conspiracy: JFK Assassination Solved" by Nord Davis, Jr., August 1968 (xerox copy) -- referenced at:
There are other resources, although Davis was not a mainstream writer. A pamphlet will get little attention.
Words should not be capitalized
September 18, 2010
Thanks for the history, but "atomic" and "hydrogen bomb" are not capitalized unless they begin a sentence.
Tom - USA (20400)
Thanks for the feedback. I do tend to over-capitalize names. I made the changes and updated the page.
September 18, 2010
I heard another one. Lincoln was in Monroe, Maryland, and Kennedy had been "in" Marilyn Monroe.
Mark - USA (20401)
I've heard that one too. Unfortunately, it doesn't really fit within a historical context.
Wrong person in Psycho
September 7, 2010
Janet Leigh starred in Psycho, not Vivian Leigh.
- USA (20342)
Thanks for pointing that out to me. I made the correction and appreciate your feedback.
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