35th US President John F. Kennedy Historical Events with rare photos

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35th US President John F. Kennedy Historical Events with rare photos.

Full Name: John F. Kennedy

Nationality: American

Profession: US President

Why Famous: 35th US President, the youngest ever elected at 43 and whose term office included The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Civil rights Movement in the US and the Space Race. Assassinated in 1963.

35th US President John F. Kennedy Historical Events with rare photos

Born: 29th May, 1917

Star Sign: Gemini

Died: 22nd November, 1963 (aged 46)

Cause of Death: Assassination


Married Life

1953-09-12 – Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island


Historical Events in the Life of John F. Kennedy

1960-02-29 – JFK makes “missile gap” the presidential campaign issue

1960-07-13 – US Democratic convention nominates JFK as presidential candidate

1960-09-12 – John F. Kennedy avers he does not speak for the Roman Catholic Church, and neither does the Church speak for him.

1960-10-14 – Peace Corps 1st suggested by JFK

1960-10-21 – JFK & Nixon clashed in 4th & final presidential debate (NYC)

1960-11-08 – JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president

1961-01-20 – Robert Frost recites “Gift Outright” at JFK’s inauguration

1961-01-25 – 1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (JFK)

1961-01-30 – JFK asks for an Alliance for Progress & Peace Corp

1961-02-28 – JFK names Henry Kissinger special advisor

1961-03-13 – JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress

1961-04-24 – JFK accepts “sole responsibility” following Bay of Pigs

1961-05-25 – JFK sets goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade

1961-06-03 – JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna

1961-07-25 – In a speech John F. Kennedy emphasizes that any attack on Berlin is an attack on NATO.

1961-09-05 – JFK begins underground nuclear testing

1961-10-06 – JFK advises Americans to build fallout shelters

1961-11-18 – JFK sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam

1961-12-11 – JFK provides US miltary helicopters & crews to South Vietnam

1962-03-02 – JFK announces US will resume above ground nuclear testing

1962-09-29 – JFK authorized use of federal troops to integrate U of Mississippi

1962-09-30 – JFK routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi

1962-10-16 – Cuban missile crisis began as JFK becomes aware of missiles in Cuba

1962-10-18 – JFK meets Russian minister of Foreign affairs Andrei Gromyko

1962-10-22 – JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba

1962-10-22 – JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis

1962-10-26 – JFK warns Russia US will not allow Soviet missiles to remain in Cuba

1962-10-28 – Cuban missile crisis ends after JFK and Khrushchev make a public and secret agreement

1963-02-19 – USSR informs JFK it’s withdrawing several thousand troops from Cuba

1963-05-08 – JFK offers Israel assistance against aggression

1963-06-10 – JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men & women

1963-06-11 – JFK says segregation is morally wrong & that it is “time to act”

1963-09-20 – JFK proposes a joint US-Soviet voyage to the moon

1963-10-07 – JFK signs ratification for nuclear test ban treaty

1963-11-21 – JFK flies to Texas

1963-11-22 – American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

1963-11-23 – JFK’s body, lay in repose in East Room of White House

1963-11-23 – LBJ proclaims Nov 25 a day of national mourning (for JFK)

1963-11-25 – JFK laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

1967-03-14 – JFK’s body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial

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