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