February 18, 2008
• When he assumed Presidency in 1850, Millard Fillmore was one of only approximately 189 people in the United States with the first name "Millard"; approximately ten percent of them were women.
• Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, named for the famous American Indian, and President William Henry Harrison, whose greatest fame was derived from having defeated Chief Tecumseh, met when the general was a boy of about seven years of age.
• Martin Van Buren once directed a White House laundress to be flogged for not putting enough starch in his collars. The order was not carried out although President Van Buren was told it had been.
• When he was a boy, Warren G. Harding named his pet dachshund, "Poopsie".
• Rutherford B. Hayes was the first President to play the sport that today would be recognizable as tennis.