The presidency of John F. Kennedy began on January 20, 1961, when John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States, and ended on November 22, 1963, upon his assassination and death, a span of 2 years, 306 days.
John F. Kennedy is elected the 35th President of the United States, defeating his Republican opponent, Richard Nixon, by a slim margin of only 118,000 votes nationwide. Nov 25, 1960 Birth of JFK, Jr.
January 20, 1961: ·John F. Kennedy is sworn in as President of the United States. March 1961: ·JFK announces the establishment of the Peace Corps. April 1961: ·Attempted U.S.-backed invasion of Cuba ends in disaster at the Bay of Pigs.
John F. Kennedy Timeline Timeline Description: John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. The Navy veteran and senator from Massachusetts was the youngest person elected president. He was president at a very turbulent time for the U.S. as the Civil Rights Movement and the Cold War were both underway.
John F. Kennedy was assassinated and died on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. The assassin was believed to be Lee Harvey Oswald who was killed two days later in the Dallas city jail by Jack Ruby. JFK Timeline
Timeline of President John F. Kennedy's life. Important dates, world and national events during his lifetime.
President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Nellie Connally, and Governor John Connally, minutes before the assassination This article considers the detailed timeline of events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy , the 35th President of the United States.
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John F. Kennedy is inaugurated as the thirty-fifth President of the United States. 03/01/1961: Temporary Peace Corps created Kennedy, fulfilling a campaign pledge, issues an executive order creating a temporary Peace Corps and asks Congress to authorize the program permanently.
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