Tag: Lee Harvey Oswald

November 25, 1963  

  • President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. 
  • Lee Harvey Oswald is buried in Fort Worth, Texas.

Oswald having been killed today after our warnings to the Dallas Police Department was inexcusable. It will allow, I am afraid, a lot of civil rights people to raise a lot of hell because he was handcuffed and had no weapon. There are bound to be some elements of our society who will holler their heads off that his civil rights were violated—which they were. —FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover

November 24, 1963 — Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President Kennedy, in front

November 22, 1963

  • John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, had been in office two years, 10 months and two days, when an assassin’s bullet ended his life in Dallas, Texas.
  • Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit was slain by Oswald 45 minutes after

I don’t know why you are treating me like this. The only thing I have done is carry a pistol into a movie. —Lee Harvey Oswald

October 18, 1939 — Lee Harvey Oswald, American assassin of John F. Kennedy, is born.

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