Apr 4, 2013
Cockblocking Frank Niceley's Lincoln Legend
Unfortunately for Niceley, Cari Wade Gervin over at the Metro Pulse was able to discover that this Lincoln cockfighting anecdote, which had such great influence on Nicely, is a myth.
Almanac: Abe Lincoln's patent
In 1849 Abraham Lincoln received U.S. patent no. 6469 for his invention meant to help riverboats clear obstructions.