James K. Polk’s inauguration was the first to be reported by telegraph.
He also gave the White House it’s official name in 1901. Before, it was known as President’s House, President’s Palace, and Executive Mansion.
Martin Van Buren was the first president to be born as a U.S. citizen.
President Rutherford Birchard Hayes never knew his father, who died a few months before he was born.
Abraham Lincoln was the first president to be born outside of the original 13 colonies.