John F. Kennedy

A timeline of the life of John F. Kennedy by Samantha Aquino

Events

Kennedy is born

May 29, 1917

Graduates from Harvard

June 1940

Kennedy's college thesis is published

July 1940

Kennedy joins the Navy

September 1941

Kennedy is awarded the Purple Heart

June 11, 1944

Kennedy discharged from the Navy

March 1, 1945

Kennedy Elected to the US House of Representatives

November 5, 1946

Kennedy Elected to US Senate

November 1952

Kennedy marries Jackie Bouvier

September 12, 1953

Kennedy's first daughter is born

November 27, 1957

Kennedy wins Senate re-election

November 4, 1958

Kennedy enters the presidential race

January 2, 1960

Kennedy wins presidential election

November 8, 1960

Kennedy's first son is born

November 25, 1960

Kennedy's second son is born

August 7, 1963

Kennedy's second son dies

August 9, 1963

Kennedy is shot and dies

November 22, 1963