Theodore Roosevelt
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Theodore Roosevelt was the first President to do the following:

Fly an airplane. He flew at an air show at Aviation Field in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 11, 1910. The plane stayed in the air for about four minutes.
Be submerged in a submarine.
Own a car.
Have a telephone in his home.
Travel outside the borders of the U.S. while still in office. He took the battleship USS Louisiana to Panama in 1906.
Entertain an African-American in the White House. He invited Booker T. Washington to dinner.
Win a Nobel Prize in any of the six categories. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.
Roosevelt signed into law the first 51 federal bird sanctuaries and the first 18 national monuments.

Learn more about Theodore Roosevelt:

Life Before the Presidency
Roosevelt: Rancher, Historian, and Author
Presidential Accomplishments
Did You Know?
The Father of Conservation
Life After the Presidency