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November 22, 1963 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US President after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

AssassinationAssassination of John F. Kennedy

US President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while riding in an open-topped motorcade in Dallas, Texas

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Kennedy in his motorcade in Dallas, Texas, moments before he was assassinated
Kennedy in his motorcade in Dallas, Texas, moments before he was assassinated
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Deaths in History

Person of interestAldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley, English author (Brave New World), dies at 69

  • Bikram Singh, Indies Lt-General (Kashmir), dies

Person of interestC. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Irish author (Silver Chair), dies at 64

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • Daulet Singh, Indies Lt-General, dies
  • J. D. Tippit, American police officer, murdered by Lee Harvey Oswald at 39 shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy

MurderJohn F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • NKD Nanavati, Indies general-major (WWII), dies
  • Wilhelm Beiglböck, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
  • William R Titterton, English author (Candle of the Stars), dies at 87
1963 in History