Updated American Sports Championships

A quick update to our recent post on American Sports Championships.  Since our post, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Cleveland Cavaliers have won their respective championships.  Cleveland snapped a mind-boggling 162 season losing streak with their win.  The new champion of losing is now San Diego (107 seasons), followed by Buffalo (104 seasons).  Also, to clarify, these are losing SEASONS, not years.  If a city has a Baseball, Football, and Basketball team, they would get credit for 3 losing seasons per year.

 

Number of Living Presidents through U.S. History

Sorry for the extreme delay in posting any sort of content.  We’ve both been absurdly busy with work!  I finally had a day off today and the thought popped into my brain:  at what point in history were the most U.S. Presidents alive at the same time?  So, I threw every President’s inauguration and death into a spreadsheet to see what it looked like.

Turns out, there have been three periods in U.S. history where 6 former and current U.S. Presidents have been alive:  3/4/1861 – 1/17/1862, 1/22/1993 – 4/21/1994, and 1/22/2001 – 6/5/2004.  Times were good to be a president in the first 70 years of the nations history and the last 50 years.  But from 1861 – 1974, they had a bit of a low survival rate. Continue reading