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50 Mind-blowing Facts About the JFK Assassination.


1. On Nov. 11, 1963, President Kennedy laid a Veterans Day wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. 

2. He would be covered at the burial ground precisely two weeks after the fact. 

3. Jacqueline Kennedy once in a while went with her significant other on political outings, however, chose to fly with him to Texas on Nov. 21. 

4. On Nov. 22, the couple went to a breakfast in Fort Worth. 

5. The presidential open-top limousine had been flown in from D.C. 

6. A 14-year-old kid announced watching JFK's face go clear around 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 22. 

7. The kid likewise said he heard Jacqueline Kennedy yell, "God, good God, no." 

8. Texas Governor John Connally Jr. has gotten different gunfire wounds. 

9. A cleric controlled last ceremonies to the principal Roman Catholic U.S. president. 

10. This was the fourth presidential death in a country that was under 200 years of age. 

11. It was the first since the Secret Service started securing presidents. 

12. The Service fought with Dallas police for control of the president's coffin. 

13. Lyndon B. Johnson guaranteed of office on board Air Force One. 

14. He progressed toward becoming president 99 minutes after Kennedy's demise.


15. Kennedy's body was additionally on board for the arrival flight to Washington. 

16. Judge Sarah Hughes sobbed as she directed the pledge of office. 

17. Jackie Kennedy declined to remove her pink Chanel suit, recolored with her better half's blood. She disclosed to Lady Bird Johnson, "I need them to perceive what they have done to Jack." 

18. Jackie did, notwithstanding, expel her wedding band and put it on her better half's finger to be covered with him. 

19. Afterward, she had an assistant recover it. 

20. Jackie's suit has never been cleaned and lies in the National Archives. 

21. It won't be found in broad daylight until no less than 2103, as indicated by Kennedy family wishes. 

22. Lawyer General and presidential sibling Robert F. Kennedy met Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base upon its arrival. 

23. The Texas School Book Depository's 6th floor, where professional killer Lee Harvey Oswald had situated himself for the shooting, is today a historical center committed to JFK's death. 

24. Oswald was a self-depicted Marxist. 

25. He had endeavored to surrender to Russia in 1959. 

26. At the time, the death of a president was not a government offense; Oswald would have been attempted in Texas. 

27. The murder weapon was a 6.5 mm Italian carbine rifle that Oswald had purchased for $19.95. 

28. Dallas agent Abraham Zapruder got the death on his 8 mm home motion picture camera. 

29. His secretary had asked him to go home and get it for the presidential parade. 

30. Zapruder's film was later purchased by Life magazine for $150,000. 

31. Oswald's murder by Jack Ruby on Nov. 24 was the principal crime got on live TV. 

32. A policy analyst at the shooting got out, "Jack, you offspring of the devil!" 

33. At the point when wrestled to the ground by police, Ruby shouted out, "I'm Jack Ruby, all of you know me!" 

34. Oswald kicked the bucket at an indistinguishable healing facility from Kennedy, two days and seven minutes after the president. 

35. The New York Times revealed that JFK's 98-year-old grandma, Mary Josephine Fitzgerald, was not recounted the death. 

36. In Washington, dignitaries from more than 100 nations landed for Kennedy's burial service. At the time, it was the biggest social event of its kind on U.S. soil. 

37. A surprising 250,000 individuals offered their regards to the previous president as he lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda. 

38. Several thousand were dismissed, some having held up all through a close solidifying night in a line that extended for more than 2 miles. 

39. Jackie Kennedy displayed her better half's memorial service functions after Abraham Lincoln's. 

40. With assistance from Bobby Kennedy and Robert McNamara, Jackie picked the entombment site at Arlington National Cemetery. 

41. Jackie asked for an unceasing fire be put by the grave. 

42. Despite the fact that she would remarry, today she is covered by the president. 

43. Two of the Kennedys' youngsters, a newborn child, and girl, are likewise covered with their folks. 

44. The burial service day, Nov. 25, was additionally John Jr's. third birthday celebration. 

45. Caroline would turn 6 two days after the fact. 

46. A cab driver announced that the burial service swarms were strangely tranquil: "… you could hear a stick drop." 

47. An Irish military monitor offered its regards graveside, following charges yelled in Gaelic. 

48. After the memorial service, Jackie Kennedy met secretly with three heads of state: Charles de Gaulle of France, Eamon de Valera of Ireland and Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. 

49. Close midnight that night, she and Bobby Kennedy paid an impromptu visit to Kennedy's grave. 

50. The initial two letters that Lyndon Johnson composed as president were to Caroline and John Jr.