This Day in History

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly known as JFK, was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts. He would go on to become the 35th President of the United States, known for his charismatic leadership during the Cold War, particularly his eloquent advocacy for democracy and peace. Kennedy’s presidency, though tragically cut short by his assassination in 1963, left a lasting impact on American politics and culture, including significant contributions to civil rights and the space race.