Nov 22, 1963: 50 years later | John F. Kennedy assassinated
First lady Jacqueline Kennedy rarely accompanied her husband on political outings, but she was beside him, along with Texas Governor John Connally and his wife, for a 10-mile motorcade through the streets of downtown Dallas on November 22. Sitting in a Lincoln convertible, the Kennedys and Connallys waved at the large and enthusiastic crowds gathered along the parade route. As their vehicle passed the Texas School Book Depository Building at 12:30 p.m., Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly fired three shots from the sixth floor, fatally wounding President Kennedy and seriously injuring Governor Connally. Kennedy was pronounced dead 30 minutes later at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital. He was 46.
Vice President Lyndon Johnson, who was three cars behind President Kennedy in the motorcade, was sworn in as the 36th president of the United States at 2:39 p.m. He took the presidential oath of office aboardAir Force Oneas it sat on the runway at Dallas Love Field airport. The swearing in was witnessed by some 30 people, including Jacqueline Kennedy, who was still wearing clothes stained with her husband’s blood. Seven minutes later, the presidential jet took off for Washington.
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Designer Duncan Shotton rethought a mildly laborious experience — finding the pencil sharpener and twisting it carefully—as an enjoyable, rewarding one — discovering the pencil sharpener so you could craft another mini rainbow. With the Rainbow Pencil, a chore in your day becomes a break. - This Pencil is A Masterclass In Interaction Design
She comes in colors everywhere. She combs her hair…
LOOKIT THE TINY FLUFF IT PECKS AT THE KITTY’S WHISKERS BEFORE BURROWING UNDER ITS FACE I AUGH OH NO
This girl was crying and begging the policeman not to hit her or any of her friends. Then the policeman started crying as well and he said to her: “You just hold on girl.”
The photo comes from protests happening in Bulgaria right now. Students are protesting poverty and corruption in Bulgaria’s Socialist-backed government, chaining themselves to the doors of Sofia University and clashing with police outside of parliament.
After the photo was taken it quickly went viral
this picture is so powerful