Kennedys Assination

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    Kennedys Assination In Order Timeline

    President John F. Kennedy is assinated.
  • First Event

    First Event
    San Antonio: Dedication speech for U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. Houston: Testimonial dinner at Rice University Stadium, honoring Congressman Albert Thomas. Fort Worth: Arrival at Texas Hotel.
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    Kennedys Assination In Order Timeline

    President John F. Kennedy is assinated.
  • Second Event

    Second Event
    Fort Worth: Chamber of Commerce breakfast speech at Texas Hotel. Dallas: Luncheon speech attended by Dallas Citizens Council, Dallas Assembly and Science Research Center at Trade Mart. Austin: Fundraising dinner speech at Municipal Auditorium. Johnson City: Weekend of relaxation at Lyndon Johnson's ranch.
  • Third Event

    Third Event
    Kennedy was shot at and hit. The car sped off to Parkland Memorial Hospital just a few minutes away. But little could be done for the President. A Catholic priest was summoned to administer the last rites, and at 1:00 p.m. John F. Kennedy was pronounced dead. Though seriously wounded, Governor Connally would recover.
  • Fourth Event

    Fourth Event
    On Sunday morning, November 24, Oswald was scheduled to be transferred from police headquarters to the county jail. Viewers across America watching the live television coverage suddenly saw a man aim a pistol and fire at point blank range. The assailant was identified as Jack Ruby, a local nightclub owner. Oswald died two hours later at Parkland Hospital.
  • Fifth Event

    Fifth Event
    On November 29, 1963 President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy. It came to be known as the Warren Commission after its chairman, Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States. President Johnson directed the commission to evaluate matters relating to the assassination and the subsequent killing of the alleged assassin, and to report its findings and conclusions to him.
  • Sixth Event

    Sixth Event
    The U.S. House of Representatives established the House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1976 to reopen the investigation of the assassination in light of allegations that previous inquiries had not received the full cooperation of federal agencies.
  • Seventh Event

    Seventh Event
    The committee, which also investigated the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., issued its report on March 29, 1979. To see the report, go to