40 Strange Historical Facts That You Didn’t Learn In History Class
Ronald Reagan was an okay president, but a really good lifeguard
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States, and while the success of his political career and contributions may be debatable, he was generally a pretty well-liked guy. He had a successful career in Hollywood before turning his sights on politics, but he was also apparently a very skilled lifeguard! In 1926, Reagan started working as a lifeguard at Lowell Park, near Dixon, Illinois. He worked there for seven summers and is credited for saving 77 lives during his time as a lifeguard. Pretty solid stats, Ronnie!