Weird History

The Most Surprising, Fascinating Presidential Firsts In American History  

Dani Porter

There's a first time for everything, even in the office of the president. In the video below, the most fascinating presidential firsts appear, some of which might just send you down a Wikipedia rabbit hole.

As time goes on and technology, culture, and politics change, the office of the president changes too. It sounds weird now, but there was a time when the president did not, in fact, appear on television nearly every day.

Some of these presidential firsts are quite remarkable, some are shameful, and some you've probably not considered before. Every president brings something different to the office, for better or for worse.

Watch the video below to learn more about the most fascinating presidential firsts.