George Silk—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images -- The day after an election in which he bested Nixon by a miniscule votes out of more than 68 million ballots cast, president-elect Kennedy gave a brief victory speech at the Hyannis Armory.
John F. Kennedy became the President of the United States on December He was the youngest man to be elected president, and also the youngest president to die. He was assassinated November 1963 in Dallas, TX.
Glenn Giving Hat to President Kennedy Astronaut John Glenn hands a hard hat to President John F. Kennedy at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Several days before, Glenn became the first person to orbit the Earth with the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission