Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

US First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Full Name: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis [Jacqueline Bouvier]
Nationality: American

Profession: US First Lady
Why Famous: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was America's 1st Lady during her husband John Kennedy's term (1961-3) as President. She was with him when he was assassinated in 1963 after which she married Greek shipping Tycoon Aristotle Onassis.

She is remembered for her sense of style, her redecoration of the White House and for her work as a book editor in New York.

Born: July 28, 1929
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, USA

Died: May 19, 1994 (aged 64)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1940-07-22 Jacqueline Kennedy's parents John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III and Janet (Norton Lee) divorce
  • 1953-09-12 American Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1968-10-20 Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis on the island of Scorpios

Historical Events in the Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

  • 1962-02-14 US 1st lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV
  • 1963-08-07 Jacqueline Kennedy becomes 1st US First Lady to give birth (Patrick Kennedy) since Mrs Cleveland
  • 1964-01-14 Jacqueline Kennedy's 1st public appearance (TV) since US President JFK's assassination
  • 1994-04-14 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis operated on for a bleeding ulcer

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