Previously, we blogged about how Abraham Lincoln grew his trademark beard partly because of a letter from a little girl.
As it turns out, that’s not the only surprising biographical fact about Lincoln; he was also an avid wrestler, as this in-depth article on none other than WWE.com will tell you. A preview:
“We know he was 6-foot, 4-inches,” White explained. “And if you know how small people were in the 19th century, today it would be like somebody 6-foot-10 walking into the room.” That’s right: More than 150 years before The Undertaker debuted in WWE, New Salem had its very own Phenom.