After the USS William D Porter accidentally fired a torpedo at the battleship carrying President Roosevelt to the Tehran Conference during WWII, other ships began greeting the Porter by signaling “Don’t shoot, we’re Republicans.”
Yuengling sent a truckload of beer to the White House the day Prohibition ended to show their appreciation to President Roosevelt.
President Roosevelt collapsed while being painted. He never regained consciousness before dying. The unfinished painting captures his last waking moment.
In 1910, President Roosevelt supported a bill that would have released hippopotamuses into Louisiana to eat an invasive plant species and to provide delicious hippo bacon to hungry Americans.