On this day, President John F. Kennedy was born -
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, made the following entry on a notecard, when her second child was born:
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Born Brookline, Mass. (83 Beals Street) May 29, 1917
In all, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy would have nine children, four boys and five girls. JFK was named in honor of his mother’s father, John Francis Fitzgerald, the Boston Mayor popularly known as Honey Fitz.
Before long, family and friends called this small blue-eyed baby, Jack. Read More
On the 95th anniversary of the birth of President Kennedy, here’s an album of Kennedy family photos from the JFK Library:
Photo Gallery: JFK’s Youth