Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fact of the Day: Barnum and Congress

P.T. Barnum did more than create his own circus, he also ran for Congress. Ironically he lost the general election against his own 3rd cousin William Henry Barnum. 

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  1. If only Bailey had run as a third party write-in.

    I never knew this. We didn't elect those sorts back in those days?

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  2. Man....PT Barnum looks nothing like Hugh Jackman!:D
    PS I am obsessed with The Greatest Showman...sorry:P

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    1. PT Barnum and Hugh Jackman!
      Hugh would have laughed at this.
      I think I read that Hugh and family are back home
      here in Australia presently house hunting for no
      doubt a million $$ plus plus mansion overlooking
      Sydney Harbour or up on the Sydney Northern beaches
      area.
      Colin

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  3. Barnum vs. Barnum. Why hasn't a movie been made yet?

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  4. I understand there was so much fiction in the Greatest Showman.

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