Herstory- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassiss

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  • Jacqueline Bouvier is born

    Jacqueline Bouvier is born
    Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassiss was born on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York. She was born the daughter of John Bouvier III and Janet Lee Bouvier.
  • Jacqueline Onassiss 's parent are seperated

    Jacqueline Onassiss 's parent are seperated
    In 1940, Jacqueline parents were divorced when she was eleven years old. Her mother remarried two years later. It was said that this put pressure on Jacqueline and changed her personality and allowed her to develope a self- reliance.
  • Jaqueline meets John F. Kennedy

    Jaqueline meets John F. Kennedy
    In 1951, Jaqueline Kennedy was working as a reporter for the Washington Times-Herald. While surveying people, Jacqueline met a young congressman, John F. Kennedy.
  • Jacqueline marries JFK

    Jacqueline marries JFK
    On September 12, 1953, Jacqueline Bouvier married John F. Kennedy. They were married in Newport, Rhode Island when Jacqueline was twenty five. John F. Kennedy became the thirty fifth president of the United States.
  • Caroline is Born

    Caroline is Born
    Jacqueline Kennedy gave birth to a still born daughter before Caroline was born. Caroline was born on November 27, 1957 and was called "Buttons" by her father.
  • John F. Kennedy Jr. is born

    John F. Kennedy Jr. is born
    On November 25, 1960, John F. Kennedy Jr. was born. John John, as supposedly nicknamed by his father, was the third child of Jaqueline and John Kennedy. He died July 16, 1999 as the result of a plane crash.
  • Televised tour of the White House

    Televised tour of the White House
    On February 14, 1962, Jacqueline Kennedy gave a televised tour of the renovated White House. The televised tour was seen by eighty million viewers.
  • Patrick Kennedy dies

    Patrick  Kennedy dies
    Patrick Kennedy was the fourth Kennedy child, but sadly passed away on August 7, 1963. He was a few days old when he died.
  • John F. Kennedy is assasinated

    John F. Kennedy is assasinated
    John F. Kennedy was assasinated on November 22, 1963. He left Jaqueline with their two children, both under 8 years of age, only months after they had lost their fourth child, Patrick. Jacqueline led the country through dignified mourning through the death of her beloved hisband. Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as president to take the place of JFK on November 22, 1963.
  • Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassiss

    Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassiss
    After the death of her husband, Jacqueline Kennedy remarried Aristotle Onassiss in 1968. Many people believed that this was disrespectful to her previous husband, and disliked her for it.
  • Aristotle Onassiss dies

    Aristotle Onassiss dies
    In 1975, Arsitotle Onassis died. Although Jacqueline Kennedy Onassiss and Aristotle Onassiss were seperated, Onassiss died before they could issue an official divorce. This meant that Jacqueline Onassiss inherited his wealth even though his daughter tried to prevent her from getting his money. After her second husband's death, she became a successful book editor.
  • Jacqueline Onassiss dies

    Jacqueline Onassiss dies
    In January 1994, Jacqueline Onassis discovered that she was horribly sick with lynphoma. Jacqueline Onassiss passed away on May 19, 1994 in New York.