"I was so proud of Jack, but I could scarcely embrace him in front of all those people, so I remember I just put my hand on his cheek and said, “Jack you were so wonderful.” And he was smiling in the most vulnerable way. He looked so happy." ~Jackie Kennedy after hearing her husband’s Inaugural
Today marks the birthday of Jacqueline "Jackie" Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1929- 1994). She was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and is remembered for her contributions to the arts, her efforts in historic preservation, and her status as a fashion icon. Our Collector's Treasure of the Day is Jackie and JFK's original wedding invitation from 1953!
Jacqueline Lee (Bouvier) Kennedy Onassis commonly known as "Jackie" (July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.