John F Kennedy Timeline

 

John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy Presidency Timeline
John F Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States who served in office from January 20,1961 to November 22, 1963. What were the key events during his presidency? The John F Kennedy Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

John F Kennedy Presidency Timeline
JFK Timeline covers the  history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from January 20,1961 to November 22, 1963 that included:

The Peace Corps was created
The Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis
The Assassination of the President by Lee Harvey Oswald

John F Kennedy Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the John F Kennedy Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. John F Kennedy Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

John F. Kennedy Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events
1961JFK inauguration as 35th President of the United States on January 20,1961 aged 43. The President chooses his brother, Robert F. Kennedy, to serve as Attorney General
1961The Cold War continued the struggle between communism and democracy. It was a state of intense political and military rivalry between the United States and Soviet Union that stopped short of full-scale war.
1961The Vietnam War continued. In 1962 Operation Ranch Hand began  involving chemical warfare using Agent Orange
1961The Women’s Rights Movement Reawakens Second Wave Feminism
1961The 23rd Amendment was made to the US Constitution giving the people in the District of Columbia the right to vote for President.
1961The Alliance for Progress: The Alliance for Progress was formed as a US sponsored program to counter communism in Latin America.
1961General Attorney, Robert Kennedy, pursues a relentless crusade against organized crime and the mafia
1961The Berlin Wall:  Soviet controlled East Germany divided Berlin with the Berlin Wall
1961The Peace Corps was created as a volunteer program to help people overseas.
1961The first Freedom Riders boarded their buses in May 1961
1961The Bay of Pigs Invasion: The United States orchestrated the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion, an unsuccessful attempt by Cuban exiles to overthrow Fidel Castro's communist regime in Cuba.
1961Yuri Gagarin: On April 12, 1961, the Soviet space program won the Space race when cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was launched into space, orbited the planet, and safely returned to Earth.
1961Alan Shepard was launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 space capsule on May 5, 1961, becoming the first American astronaut to travel into space.
1962John Glenn: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit Earth in his Friendship 7 Mercury spacecraft on February 20, 1962
1962May 19, 1962: Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to the president at his 45th birthday party at Madison Square Garden
1962September 12, 1962: The President announces his goal of putting a man on the moon. The Apollo Program followed (1963 - 1972) which was designed to land humans on the Moon and bring them safely back to Earth.
1962The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Cuban Missile crisis (October 14 – 28, 1962) sparks a important confrontation between the US and the Soviet Union when America discovers the existence of Soviet missile installations in Cuba. It brings the world to the brink of WW3
1962October 28, 1962: Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove missiles from Cuba
1963June: The Soviet Union and the US agree to install a hot-line enabling both countries to directly communicate during a crisis
1963The 1963 Equal Pay Act was passed
1963Martin Luther King, Jr. was imprisoned in the Birmingham Campaign and wrote the letter from Birmingham jail on April 16, 1963
1963Civil Rights: June 11, 1963, the President proposes the enactment of civil rights legislation
1963The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963
1963JFK Assassination: On November 22, 1963 Lee Harvey Oswald shoots and kills the President in Dallas, Texas where the president was campaigning for re-election.
1963November 22, 1963: Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson takes the oath of office on Air Force One.
1963His presidency and term in office ends on November 22, 1963 with his tragic and untimely death at the age of 46. The next US President was Lyndon B. Johnson
Presidential Timeline of important Events

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