John F. Kennedy ma

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  • Kennedy's Dad Born

    Kennedy's Dad Born
    Joseph Kennedy was the father of the Kennedy family. Together him and Elizabeth had 9 children one of which was JFK.
  • Kennedy's Mom Born

    Kennedy's Mom Born
    Elizabeth Kennedy was the mother of the Kennedy family. She had 9 children one of which was John F. Kennedy.
  • Joseph Kennedy Jr. Born

    Joseph Kennedy Jr. Born
    Joseph Kennedy Jr. was the oldest of 9 children born upon the Kennedy family. He passed away August 12, 1944 in the United Kingdom.
  • JFK was born

    JFK was born
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was born unto Joseph Patrick Kennedy and Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy. He was the second child born of the nine children in the Kennedy family.
  • Rosemary Kennedy Born

    Rosemary Kennedy Born
    Rosemary Kennedy was the 3rd sibling of nine. She passed away January 7, 2005 of natural causes.
  • The Kennedy's moved to Connecticut and he started school

    The Kennedy's moved to Connecticut and he started school
    When JFK was 3 years old his family moved to Connecticut. He attended Choate Boarding School For Adolescent Boys when he got older. While he was there he and his friends would play football, tennis, basketball, and golf.
  • Kathleen Kennedy Born

    Kathleen Kennedy Born
    Kathleen Kennedy was the forth born of nine. She passed away on May 13, 1948 from a plane crash.
  • Eunice Kennedy Born

    Eunice Kennedy Born
    Eunice Kennedy was the fifth of nine born. She died on August 11, 2009 from natural causes.
  • Patricia Kennedy Born

    Patricia Kennedy Born
    Patricia Kennedy was the sixth of nine children. She died on September 17, 2006 of natural causes.
  • Robert Kennedy Born

    Robert Kennedy Born
    Robert Kennedy was the seventh born of nine. He died on June 6, 1968 from being assassinated.
  • Jean Kennedy Born

    Jean Kennedy Born
    Jean Kennedy was the eighth of nine. She died on June 17, 2020 from natural causes.
  • Stock Market Crashes triggering The great Depression

    Stock Market Crashes triggering The great Depression
    During this time lucky the Kennedy Family was wealthy enough that the Great Depression didn't effect them to much.
  • Edward (Ted) Kennedy Born

    Edward (Ted) Kennedy Born
    Ted Kennedy was the youngest and final child. He died on August 25, 2009 from ma brain tumor.
  • Kennedy Graduates Choate

    Kennedy Graduates Choate
    Kennedy graduated Choate on June of 1935 ranking 64th out of a class of 112 people.
  • Went to Princeton

    Went to Princeton
    Kennedy originally went to Princeton University. However, his father wanted him to go to Harvard University. His dad eventually got him to go to Harvard. Kennedy was at Princeton University no more than two months before he transferred.
  • He went to Harvard University

    He went to Harvard University
    Kennedy attended Harvard University in late 1936 and he graduated on June 21,1941
  • Got deployed to the Solomon Islands

    Got deployed to the Solomon Islands
    A few years after Kennedy graduated Harvard he got deployed to the Solomon Islands in Oceania. JFK was in charge of the PT-109 in WW2. He was a the captain of that ship for the US Navy.
  • PT-109 rammed by the Japanese

    PT-109 rammed by the Japanese
    On this day Kennedy's ship the PT-109 got hit by a Japanese ship and he managed to save most of his crew members. From this he earned the Purple Heart.
  • He became a Congressman

    He became a Congressman
    Kennedy went into the House of Representatives in 1947 until 1953 in the Boston area.
  • Became a Senator

    Became a Senator
    After Kennedy came back from deployment he became a Senator for Massachusetts. He was Senator January 3rd, 1953- December 22, 1960.
  • Kennedy got Married

    Kennedy got Married
    John F. Kennedy got married to Jaqueline Bouvier on September 12, 1953 in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Arabella Kennedy Born

    Arabella Kennedy Born
    Arabella Kennedy was the first born of 4. However, she was a still born baby and never got to experience life.
  • Caroline Kennedy Born

    Caroline Kennedy Born
    The Kennedy Family had their second born, a little girl named Caroline in the autumn of 1957. She was the first born of 4.
  • Kennedy got Inaugurated as President

    Kennedy got Inaugurated as President
    On January 20, 1960 John F. Kennedy got inaugurated as 35th President of the United States. Who would later become the last president killed in office.
  • John F. Kennedy Jr. born

    John F. Kennedy Jr. born
    The third baby born unto the Kennedy's was JFK Jr. he was born in the autumn of 1960. JFK Jr. died on July 16, 1960 in Massachusetts from a plane crash at Martha's vineyard.
  • Patrick Kennedy born

    Patrick Kennedy born
    Patrick Kennedy was the final child of the 4. Patrick was born in the fall of 1963. Patrick died 2 days after his birth of Hyaline Membrane Disease. He died August 9, 1963.
  • Civil Rights March in Washington DC

    Civil Rights March in Washington DC
    On this day about 200,000 people, mostly blacks marched into Washington DC. The same time Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream Speech," went on
  • Kennedy's Dad Dies

    Kennedy's Dad Dies
    Joe Kennedy died from a stroke at the age of 81 years old. He died in his home state of Massachusetts specifically Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
  • Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Died

    Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Died
    Jaqueline died on May 19, 1994 after being remarried. She died of cancer.
  • Kennedy's Mom died

    Kennedy's Mom died
    Elizabeth Kennedy died at the age of 104 with complications with pneumonia. She also died in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.