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.
- 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
- 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