On this day in history, JFK and Jackie O wed, September 12, 1953

Today in History For September 12th
Today in History For September 12th

On September 12th in 1953, Massachusetts Senator, John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier, better known as Jackie O, wed in Newport, Rhode Island.

Other Events on September 12:
1944: Singer, Barry White, was born in Galveston, Texas.
1953: Nikita Khrushchev was elected leader of the Communist Part of the Soviet Union.
1977: Steven Biko, a South African black student leader, died in police custody triggering international outcry and objection to South Africa's Apartheid policies.
2003: Johnny Cash died at the age of 71.
2013: NASA Voyager 1 became the first space craft to leave the Solar System

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