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Timeline of Jacqueline Kennedy

September 28, 1929 Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy was born to John Vernou Bouvier III and Janet Lee


1940
Jackie's parents John Vernou Bouvier and Janet Lee got divorced


1942
Jackie's Mother Janet Lee married Hugh Auchincloss


1947
Jackie was named debutante of the year


Summer 1951
Jackie was the Vogue's Prix de Paris writting contest


1951
Following college Jackie took a job at the Washing Times-Herald as 'The Inquiring Camera Girl"


May, 1951
Jacqueline Bouvier met John F. Kennedy for the first time at a dinner party


December, 1951
Jacqueline Bouvier gets engaged to John Husted


March, 1952
Jackie called off her engagement to John Husted


Summer 1952
Jacqueline Bouvier met the Kennedy family for the first time at Hyannis in Cape Cod


June 24, 1953
Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy official announced their engagement


September 12, 1953
Jacqueline Bouvier married John F. Kennedy at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Newport, Rhode Island


Fall of 1955
Jackie and Jack bought homes in the Kennedy compound and they bought Hickory Hill in Virginia


November 27, 1957
Jackie gave birth to her first child, Caroline Kennedy


1960
John F. Kennedy began his presidential campaign


November 25, 1960
Jackie gave birth to her second child, John F. Kennedy Jr.


1961
Jackie founded the White House Historical Association and began publication of a guidebook


November 22, 1963
John F. Kennedy was assasinated in Dallas, Texas


1964
Jackie moved to New York to escape the memories she had in Washington


1968
Jackie married Aristotle Onassis shortly after the assasination of her brother-in-law Bobby Kennedy


1975
Aristotle Onassis died and soon after Jackie began working as an editor for the Viking Press


1977
Jackie resigned from her job as an editor at the Viking Press


1978-1994
Jackie worked for Doubleday as an editor specializing in non ficiton books


May 19, 1994
Jackie Kennedy Onassis died due to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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