John Kennedy

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  • Born

    Born
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29th to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy.
  • Wins congressional seat

    Wins congressional seat
    Wins a congressional seat in Massachusetts' eleventh district on June 17th.
  • Elected to House

    Elected to House
    Elected to the House of Representatives on November 5th.
  • Wedding Day

    Wedding Day
    WeddingMarries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on September 12th.
  • Caroline Kennedy born

    Caroline Kennedy born
    They welcome their first child, Caroline Bouvier on November 27th, 1957.
  • Nominated as Canidate for Presidency

    Nominated as Canidate for Presidency
    Nominated as the democratic candidate for president on July 13th.
  • Defeats Nixon for Presidential election

    Defeats Nixon for Presidential election
    Defeats Richard Nixon in the presidential election on November 8th.
  • JFK Jr. born

    JFK Jr. born
    Son, John F. Kennedy Jr. is born on November 25th 1960.
  • JFK Inaugural Address

    JFK Inaugural Address
    JFK SpeechSworn in as the 35th President of the United States on January 20th. He delivers an inaugural address that includes the infamous line, "...ask not what your country can do for you..."
  • Establishes the Peace Corps

    Establishes the Peace Corps
    Signs Executive Order #1092, establishing the Peace Corps, on March 1st.