• John F. Kennedy was born

    born in Brookline, Massachusetts he was the second of Rose and Joseph Kennedy's nine children.
  • Addison's Disease

    John F. Kennedy is diagnosed with Addison's disease at the age of 30.
  • U.S. senate election

    John F. Kennedy is elected to the United States Senate.
    Oct 1952
  • marriage

    John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Bouvier a journalist from New England.
  • Sworn in

    Kennedy is sworn into the Presidency in which he gives a speech and urges Americans to seek out opportunities to serve their country.
  • TV debate

    John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon participate in the first-ever televised presidential debate.
  • Election

    John F. Kennedy is elected the 35th President of the United States
  • Trade

    Kennedy announced the reduction of U.S. import duties as part of an agreement to promote international trade.
  • Moon Mission

    Kennedy announces his goal of putting a man on the moon.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis ends when Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove the missiles from Cuba.
  • Cuba

    Kennedy lifted the naval blockade of Cuba.
  • Speech in Berlin

    Gave a speech in Berlin, Germany where he stated "Ich bin ein Berliner." meaning i am a jelly doughnut
  • Treaty

    Kennedy signed a limited nuclear test-ban treaty with the Soviet Union and the United Kingdom.
  • Assassination

    Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested and accused of the crime. Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson is sworn in as the thirty-sixth President of the United States following the assassination.
  • Burial

    Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.