Lincoln suffered depression and avoided carrying knives, fearing he would use it on himself.
Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.
Lincoln's assassin was a famous actor and Lincoln himself was a fan of him.
Abraham Lincoln's son, Robert, was saved from a train accident by Edwin Booth, brother of his father's killer, John Wilkes Booth.
Lincoln was the first major leader in the U.S. to feel that women should be allowed to vote.
Abe Lincoln is enshrined in the Wrestling Hall of Fame, having lost just once in 300 matches.
Abraham Lincoln, Walt Disney, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs, all of them had no college degree.
In 1876, a gang of Chicago counterfeiters attempted to steal Abraham Lincoln's body from his tomb and request a US$200, 000 ransom.
A secret message was engraved inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch by a jeweler, and it was not discovered until 2009.
Abraham Lincoln has no confirmed living descendants. The last one, a great-grandson, died in 1985.
Robert Todd Lincoln, first son of Abraham Lincoln, was present or nearby the assassinations of his father, James Garfield, and William McKinley.