US History - John F. Kennedy

The 35th President of the U.S. was John F. Kennedy. At age 43 Kennedy was the second youngest president ever when elected, after Theodore Roosevelt. JFK was the only president to have won a Pulitzer Prize and the only Catholic president. Events that happened during Kennedy’s presidency included the building of the Berlin Wall, the Cuban missile crisis, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the early Vietnam War, the Space Race, and the African American Civil Rights Movement. He was born on May 29, 1917 and died on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts.