10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Monday, November 21st 2011. | People


Facts About John F Kennedy, popularly known as JFK, was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, into a rich and political Irish American family with nine siblings. His father Joseph Kennedy was the head of the SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) and Ambassador to Great Britain and his mother Rose Fitzgerald was a Boston socialite. Here is the list of 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

1. His thesis became a book, “While England Slept” when Kennedy was just 23 years old.

While England Slept 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy While England Slept

 

2. Facts About John F Kennedy, he married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on Sept. 12, 1953. She was 12 years younger than Kennedy.

Facts About John F Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier

 

3. His book, “Profiles in Courage,” was published in 1956.

Profiles in Courage 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy Profiles in Courage

 

4. At the time of his inauguration, Facts About John F Kennedy was the youngest president elected to the office at age 43.

Facts About John F Kennedy was the youngest president 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy was the youngest president

 

5. JFK was the first and only Roman Catholic president elected to date.

only Roman Catholic president 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy only Roman Catholic president

 

6. In May 1961, Kennedy furthered the goals of the space race by declaring the United States will land a man on the moon by 1970.

Kennedy furthered the goals of the space race 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy furthered the goals of the space race

 

7. Kennedy traveled to Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, to tour Texas with Democratic Gov. John Connally and Sen. Ralph Yarborough, also a Democrat.

Kennedy traveled to Dallas 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy traveled to Dallas

 

8. Facts About John F Kennedy, he was shot by two bullets in Dealey Plaza at 12:30 p.m. local time.

Facts About John F Kennedy was shot by two bullets 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy was shot by two bullets

 

9. In October 1962, Kennedy ordered a blockade of all Soviet ships going to Cuba after aerial reconnaissance showed nuclear missiles on the island.

Kennedy ordered a blockade of all Soviet ships 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy ordered a blockade of all Soviet ships

 

10. At the time of John F. Kennedy’s death, Facts About John F Kennedy that two of his other siblings had already died.

Facts About John F Kennedy that two of his other siblings had already died 10 Interesting Facts About John F Kennedy

Facts About John F Kennedy that two of his other siblings had already died



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