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John F. Kennedy assassinated in 1963

jackie kennedy after | Years after JFK's death Jackie opens a gift of a portrait of him~

*AUTOPSY OF JOHN F. KENNEDY: The last words JFK heard before he was murdered were those of Nellie Connally, wife to the Governor of Texas (both were traveling in the limousine with him). "Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you," she said. Then as the mortally woundd President slumped over, gasping his last breath, his wife said these chilling words; "They have killed my husband," and "I have his brains in my hand."

The only preserved photograph of Lincoln in death. Taken 24 April 1865, by Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., City Hall, Manhattan, NY.

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.

Rwandan Genocide - a genocidal mass slaughter of the Tutsis by the Hutus in 1994 in the East African state of Rwanda. For approx 100 days (from the assassination of President Habyarimana April 6 -mid-July) over 500,000 people were killed, according to a Human Rights Watch estimate. It was the culmination of longstanding ethnic competition & tensions between the minority Tutsi, who had controlled power for centuries, the majority Hutu peoples, who had come to power in the rebellion of 1959–62.

president kennedy shot

John F. Kennedy, the thirty-fifth President of the United States, was assassinated at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time (18:30 UTC) on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was fatally shot while riding with his wife Jacqueline in a Presidential motorcade. Where were you at the moment you heard the news? Do you remember?

JFK and Jackie moments before he was shot.