President Kennedy and Governor Connally are shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza.
Lee Harvey Oswald heads down the stairwell and leaves the Texas School Book Depository building, travelling east.
The first news wire service announcement of shooting is broadcast (UPI).
The CBS network interrupts TV soap opera, 'As the World Turns' and Walter Cronkite announces to America the President has been shot.
FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover calls President Kennedy's brother and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
Police broadcast the first description of a suspect.
Doctors pronounce President Kennedy dead while crowd gathers outside the hospital awaiting news.
Police find empty rifle shells at the sixth floor window of the Texas School Book Depository.
The presidential limousine arrives at Parkland Hospital.
A press showing with Oswald is held in the basement assembly room of Dallas police headquarters. Jack Ruby attends.