Who was the first president to attend the new york st patrick's day parade?
In what year was the first Saint Patricks Day parade held in New York and last year how many people took part in the Saint Patricks day festival in Dublin?
The first U.S president to attend college was the first President George Washington. He obtained his surveyors certificate from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. In those days, W and M offered a variety of lower level classes for those not ready to do college level work. John Adams was the first president to get a college degree. He graduated from Harvard.
In November of 1899, William McKinley became the first president to ride in an automobile. The car was a steam carriage driven by its inventor, F.O. Stanley, at Washington, D.C. In August of 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt took the first public automobile ride by a president during a parade at Hartford, Connecticut, in a Columbia electric car.