President John F. Kennedy assassination By Gifted Classes Jan 1, 1960 unemployment of the 1960s 3,852,000 unemployed in the 1960s Jan 1, 1960 1960s, a time of great change Many of the revolutionary ideas which began in the sixties are continuing to evolve today. Aug 28, 1963 I Have a Dream Martin Luther King Jr. gives his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Nov 22, 1963 Lyndon B Johnson is the President Lyndon B Johnson was sworn into presidency at 2:38 p.m Nov 22, 1963 world enters depression and great saddness After president John F. Kennedy's assassination, the world was shocked and very suprised that this happened to a man who wanted to end violence. Nov 22, 1963 John F. Kennedy Assassination President John F. Kennedy was killed while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas at 12:30 pm. Nov 22, 1963 Lee Oswald Arrested Lee Oswald was arrested for murdering a police officer named J.D. Tippet, and was then found to have assassinated Kennedy too. Nov 24, 1963 Lee Oswald killed by Jack Ruby During an intended transfer to county facilities, Oswald was shot and killed on live television in a basement of a Dallas Police station. His murderer was named Jack Ruby. Nov 25, 1963 Kennedy Buried John F Kennedy was buried Arlington National Cemetary.