John F. Kennedy - A Timeline

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    JFK - A Timeline

  • Birth of John F. Kennedy

  • enlist in the navy

    enlist in the navy
  • Sinking of JFK's PT109

    Sinking of JFK's PT109
    Kennedy's PT 109 collides with a Japanese destroyer. Two of his men were killed, and all are severely injured, including Kennedy. Jack leads his men to shore on a nearby island.
  • Election to Congress

    Election to Congress
    Jack is elected to the US House of Representatives from Massachusetts' 11th District.
  • Marriage to Jackie

    Marriage to Jackie
    John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Bouvier, a beautiful jounalist from a wealthy family.
  • Kennedy Inaugural

    Kennedy Inaugural
    JFK delivers a landmark speech where he urges Americans to seek out ways to serve their country.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Assassination

    Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.