The Assassination

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on Friday, November 22, 1963.

The Texas School Book Depository building, a seven-story warehouse at the corner of Elm and Houston streets in downtown Dallas, became the primary crime scene of the assassination when evidence of a sniper was found on the sixth floor.

Assassination Timeline