A history of presidential firsts

POSTED: 6:18 PM Oct 30 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Feb 15 2016

The history of the American presidency is full of firsts -- from groundbreaking to the just plain goofy.

presidential firsts - William McKinley
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William McKinley -- First president to ride in an automobile (the electric ambulance that carried him to the hospital where he died)

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