John F. Kennedy's Assassination What happened to our 35th president?

John F. Kennedy was driving through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 22nd, 1963 in an open car motorcade. He was shot twice in the head and neck around 12:30 p.m Central Time. There were at least three shots fired, but some think there were four.

The shots came from a 6.5mm Carcano Model 91/38 carbine. The gun was recovered along with the shooter Lee Harvey Oswald, who was shooting from a 6th story window of the Texas Schoolbook Depository

JFK was pronounced dead at Parkland Hospital at 1:00 p.m. Oswald was killed on his way to the jail by Jack Ruby in front of the press. Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn into office at 2:38 p.m

President Kennedy (left), Oswald, And President Johnson (right)
Left ( Jack Ruby) Top Right ( Jacqueline Kennedy) Bottom ( The Connolly's)

McCaffrey, Paul. American Enigma: Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK Assassination. EBSCO, 2012.

"John F. Kennedy: Assassination." American history, ABC-CLIO, 2017, americanhistory.abc-clio.com. Accessed 31 Jan. 2017.

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