Oswald, who assassinated US President John Kennedy, was arrested by the police. Two days after his arrest, Oswald was assass inated by a Kennedy supporter. This incident shocked the whole world, but this incident gradually turned into a mystery, which has not been solved till date.
Who was JFK ?
There was a Young President in the history of America who never lost any election. He held the record of being the second youngest President of America, but his assassination shocked the whole world. His name was John F. Kennedy. John remained President for 2 years, 10 months and two days. He became the 35th President of America at the age of just 43. He was murdered on 22 November 1963 in Dallas, Texas, while he was traveling in an open car.
Joined Navy after studying from Harvard University
Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brooklyn, America. His father was among the successful people of America. His business extended from field industry to stock market and banking. In 1938, the father reached Britain as America’s ambassador and 21-year-old Kennedy also went with him as his secretary.
Kennedy joined the Navy in 1941 after studying at Harvard University. This was the period when the Second World War was going on. Brother died in the war. After leaving the Navy in 1945, he made a new beginning in politics. In 1946, he contested his first election and won. Kennedy never lost an election.
Oswald, who shot him, was arrested by the police. Two days after his arrest, Oswald was assassinated by a Kennedy supporter. This incident shocked the whole world, but this incident gradually turned into a mystery, which has not been solved till date.
Sometimes the needle of suspicion turned towards Russia, sometimes towards Cuba
After assassinating John Kennedy, Oswald was assassinated before he could be tried and new facts could come to light. Oswald was accused of assassinating Kennedy, but even after his arrest, the reason for the President’s death remained unclear. This high profile case was investigated. The FBI, the Warren Commission, and the House Select Committee on Assassinations issued official findings that Oswald was the killer.
Two days after the charges were filed, Oswald was shot and killed by Kennedy supporter Jack Ruby. After this many things came to light. Some people believed that Kennedy’s assassination was connected to Cuba. Lee Harvey Oswald did this to please the then Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro. At the same time, many people believed that Russia’s intelligence agency was behind Kennedy’s assassination.
Kennedy’s assassination relation to the mysterious woman
At the time of Kennedy’s assassination, a woman was also seen there, whose name was described as ‘The Babushka Lady’. Even today, photographs of that woman exist. When Kennedy was shot, the woman was holding a pistol that looked like a camera. However, till date the real identity of that woman has not been established. Nor has it been known whether the revolver in his hand was a camera or actually a pistol. After many such things came to light, the mystery over Kennedy’s assassination deepened. As a result, till date the cause of his death has not been clear.