Friday, November 22, 2013

JFK, 22 November 1963

50 years from JFK's assissination

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, often referred to by his initials JFK, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on November 22, 1963, while on a political trip to Texas to smooth over factions in the Democratic Party between liberals Ralph Yarborough and Don Yarborough (no relation) and conservative John Connally. He was shot once in the upper back and was killed with a final shot to the head. He was pronounced dead at 1:00 p.m. Only 46, President Kennedy died younger than any U.S. president to date.

The grave of JFK in Arlington

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