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Description: A probably deliberately failed attempt to invade Cuba by the CIA. This was very possibly an attempt to entrap JFK into full scale military action against Cuba.
Oswald moves to New Orleans1963-05-01T00:00:001963-06-01T00:00:000Start: 1 May 1963 00:00:00
End: 1 June 1963 00:00:00
Description: B. Riley Coffee Company. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 320
General Walker shot1963-05-10T00:00:000Start: 10 May 1963 00:00:00
Description: General Walker shot at in his home. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 319
Maurice Bishop seen speaking to Oswald1963-09-25T00:00:000Start: 25 September 1963 00:00:00
Description: Antonio Veciana travels to Dallas for a meeting with Maurice Bishop (a.k.a. David Atlee Philips). In the lobby of the Southland building, Veciana sees Bishop speaking to a man Veciana later identifies as Lee Harvey Oswald. ref. Last Investigation, p 141
National Security Action Memorandum 2631963-10-111963-10-110Start: 11 October 1963
End: 11 October 1963
Description: Kennedy signs National Security Action Memorandum (NSAM) #263, signalling his intention to withdraw troops from Vietnam
Oswald begins job at TSBD1963-10-16T00:00:000Start: 16 October 1963 00:00:00
Description: Oswald begins job at Texas School Book Depository. He reportedly obtained it through a contact of Ruth Paine. ref. Last Investigation, p 422
Oswald purchased rifle1963-10-23T00:00:000Start: 23 October 1963 00:00:00
Description: Ruth Paine makes notation on her calendar 'LHO purchase of rifle.' ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 293
Oswald delivers note to Dallas FBI HQ1963-11-08T00:00:000Start: 8 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Oswald delivers a note to Dallas FBI HQ where Agent James Hosty is told to destroy it by Special Agent in Charge, Gordin Shanklin. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 261
Lawson receives Texas trip schedule1963-11-08T00:00:000Start: 8 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: SS Agent Winston Lawson is briefed and receives a tentative schedule of Texas trip from SS Agent Roy Kellerman who was the agent in charge of arranging the timetable for trip and responsible for motorcade route.
Governor Connelly confirms trip1963-11-08T00:00:000Start: 8 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Governor Connelly confirms trip to Dallas on November 21 - 22, 1963. ref. W.C.
Lee Harvey Oswald/Letter to Mr. Hunt1963-11-08T00:00:001963-11-08T00:00:000Start: 8 November 1963 00:00:00
End: 8 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Oswald writes to, Dear Mr. Hunt, (most likely E. Howard Hunt) I would like more information concerning my position. I am asking only for information. I am suggesting that we discuss the matter fully before any steps are taken by me or anyone else. Thank you, Lee Harvey Oswald. ref. Last Investigation, p 423; Treachery in Dallas, p 324; Crossfire (letter shown in full)
SS Agents Lawson and Sorrels test-drive route1963-11-14T00:00:000Start: 14 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: SS Agents Lawson and Sorrels drive route from Lovefield to Trademart which went down Main street to Stemmons freeway. ref. W.C.
JFK/Motorcade/Route unchanged1963-11-15T00:00:000Start: 15 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Motorcade route reviebut was unchanged. ref. W.C.
Dallas Times Herald reports route1963-11-16T00:00:000Start: 16 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Dallas Times Herald reported that the Presidential motorcade apparently will loop through downtown area, probably on Main street on its way to Trade Mart. ref. W.C.
FBI calls to determine potential threat1963-11-17T00:00:000Start: 17 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: An FBI teletype is received, directed to all field offices to contact CIs (confidential informants) to determine whether a revolutionary group was a potential threat to the president during his Dallas trip November 22 - 23. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 77
JFK/Motorcade/Timing verified1963-11-18T00:00:000Start: 18 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: SS Agents Lawson and Sorrels with Dallas police assistant Chief Charles Batchelor drive motorcade route verifying that it could be driven in 45 minutes and was unchanged. ref. W.C.
Newspaper published precise route1963-11-19T00:00:000Start: 19 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Newspaper published precise route mentioning the turn into Elm into Houston then onto the freeway. ref. W.C.
Rose Cheramie/Warns of JFK assassination1963-11-20T00:00:000Start: 20 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Rose Cheramie is thrown from a car, taken to hospital, and while there tells doctors that JFK is going to be killed in Dallas. ref. Crossfire, p 401
Mock target practice witnessed1963-11-20T00:00:000Start: 20 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Two Dallas police officers witness a mock target practice going on at the picket fence atop the knoll. They arrived in time to see the partipants depart in haste, and only write a report of the incedent subsequent to November 22. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 132
JFK/Motorcade/Route on front page1963-11-20T00:00:000Start: 20 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Newspaper reports motorcade route on front page. ref. W.C.
Bundy signs 1st draft of NSAM 2731963-11-21T00:00:000Start: 21 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: McGeorge Bundy, then assistant to President Kennedy, signs the key first draft of NSAM 273, in contradiction to all previous Kennedy policy. ref. JFK, CIA Vietnam by Prouty, p xii
9 SS Agents in Cellar Door bar1963-11-22T00:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: Pat Kirkwood’s bar the “Cellar Door” is in Fort Worth, Texas. Several of the women serving liquor to the agents are also strippers from Jack Ruby’s Carousel Club in Dallas
Oswald still awake1963-11-22T00:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 00:30:00
Description: Marina Oswald notices that her husband, LHO, is still awake.
7 SS agents still drinking1963-11-22T02:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 02:00:00
Description: Seven Secret Service agents are still drinking at “The Cellar.” bar in Fort Worth.
Mary Lawrence sees Oswald1963-11-22T02:15:000Start: 22 November 1963 02:15:00
Description: Mary Lawrence, head waitress at the Lucas B&B Restaurant - two doors down from the Vegas Club, says she is positive that LHO enters the restaurant and tells her and the night cashier that he is waiting for Jack Ruby.
SS agent joking in The Cellar1963-11-22T03:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 03:30:00
Description: The Secret Service men at “The Cellar” are joking about how several firemen are the only ones left guarding the President at the Hotel Texas, in Fort Worth.
One SS agent still at Cellar1963-11-22T05:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 05:00:00
Description: One Secret Service agent is still drinking at “The Cellar.” ALL AGENTS HAVE TO REPORT FOR DUTY AT 8:00 AM - three hours from now.
Man with rifle spotted on Elm St.1963-11-22T11:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 11:00:00
JFK/Assassination/Air Force One/Leaves Fort Worth1963-11-22T11:10:000Start: 22 November 1963 11:10:00
Description: Air Force One leaves Carswell AFB Fort Worth for 13 min flight to Lovefield Airport.
JFK/Motorcade/Leaves Lovefield Airport1963-11-22T11:30:001963-11-22T11:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 11:30:00
End: 22 November 1963 11:30:00
Description: Presidential Motorcade leaves Lovefield Airport. ref. W.C.
Oswald alone in TSBD1963-11-22T11:45:000Start: 22 November 1963 11:45:00
Description: Oswald is left on sixth floor of the TSBD as fellow workmates leave to go to Lunch break. He yells, Guys, How about an elevator? And then adding Send one of the elevators back up. ref. Conspiracy - Who Killed Kennedy?, p 106
Oswald near telephone in TSBD1963-11-22T11:50:000Start: 22 November 1963 11:50:00
Description: TSBD foreman Bill Shelley said he saw Oswald near the telephone on the first floor. ref. Conspiracy - Who Killed Kennedy?, p 107
David Ferrie/Mysterious drive1963-11-22T12:00:001963-11-23T00:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:00:00
End: 23 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: David Ferrie takes a mysterious 364 mile drive in the afternoon.
Jack Ruby seen with Wanda Walker1963-11-22T12:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:00:00
Description: Jack Ruby is seen sitting in an office at the Dallas Morning News by newspaper employee Wanda Walker. ref. Crossfire, p 327
Eddie Piper speaks to Oswald1963-11-22T12:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:00:00
Description: TSBD employee Eddie Piper said he actually spoke to Oswald, Just at twelve o'clock, down on the first floor.
Cars seen cruising motorcade area1963-11-22T12:10:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:10:00
Description: Lee Bowers, a railway supervisor located in a tower behind the knoll fence, sees a 1959 Oldsmobile cruise the area. And at 12:20pm, a Black 1957 Ford also did the same and left. Then a third car, a 61 or 62 Chevrolet Impala entered the area, parked out of his sight near the decorative masonry wall, then reappeared immediately after the last shot. ref. Crossfire, pp 75-76
TSBD sixth floor empty1963-11-22T12:15:001963-11-22T12:20:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:15:00
End: 22 November 1963 12:20:00
Description: TSBD employee Bonnie Ray Williams leaves the sixth floor after eating his lunch, he saw nobody. ref. Crossfire, p 49; Conspiracy - Who Killed Kennedy?, p 106
Oswald seen having lunch1963-11-22T12:15:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:15:00
Description: Carolyn Arnold sees Oswald eating lunch on the second floor lunchroom. Oswald was sitting in one of the booth seats on the right hand side of the room as you go in. He was alone as usual and appeared to be having lunch. I did not speak to him but I recognized him clearly. ref. Crossfire, p 49; Conspiracy - Who Killed Kennedy?, p 108
Man with rifle seen in TSBD1963-11-22T12:15:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:15:00
Description: Witness Arnold Rowland observes man with rifle at the Western end of TSBD. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 300
Man with seizure in front of TSBD1963-11-22T12:18:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:18:00
Description: A young man suffers some sort of seizure in front of the book depository. ref. Crossfire, p 42
Police radio for ambulance1963-11-22T12:19:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:19:00
Description: Police radio code 3 (haste) for ambulance for Dealey Plaza. The ambulance arrived and picked up a suspected epilectic, departing at 12:25 pm. The man was taken to Parkland Hospital where his admittance was never recorded. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 137
JFK/Assassination/Shots Fired1963-11-22T12:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:30:00
Description: President Kennedy shot in Dallas.
Officers ordered to north of Elm St.1963-11-22T12:30:400Start: 22 November 1963 12:30:40
Description: Police Radio. Bill Decker orders officers to the Railroad track area just North of Elm St. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 136
Washington DC/Phone system breakdown1963-11-22T12:32:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:32:00
Description: Breakdown of Washington D.C.'s telephone system for almost 1 hour (though Hoover's line remains fuctional?). ref. Conspiracy of Silence, p 71
Oswald leaves TSBD and boards bus1963-11-22T12:33:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:33:00
Description: Lee Harvey Oswald leaves Depository and boards bus. ref. W.C.
JFK/Assassination/Witness pinpoints window1963-11-22T12:37:001963-11-22T12:37:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:37:00
End: 22 November 1963 12:37:00
Description: D. V. Harkness reports he has a witness who had pinpointed the window (Howard Brennan).
JFK arrives at Parkland Hospital1963-11-22T12:38:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:38:00
Description: JFK arrives at Parkland Hospital. ref. Best Evidence, p 710
White male seen running from TSBD1963-11-22T12:40:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:40:00
Description: Police officer Roger Craig sees a white male running down the hill from the direction of the book depository, climbing into a waiting Rambler station wagon, and driving off. ref. Crossfire, p 329
Oswald gets off bus and boards taxi1963-11-22T12:40:001963-11-22T12:45:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:40:00
End: 22 November 1963 12:45:00
Description: Oswald gets off bus and boards second taxi after allowing a woman to take the first taxi, tells driver William Whaley, 500 North Beckley Street. ref. W.C.
Suspect description on police radio1963-11-22T12:45:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:45:00
Description: Description put out about suspect on Dallas police radio. The wanted person in this is a slender white male about thirty, five feet ten, one sixty five, carrying what looked to be a 30.30 or some type of Winchester. Officer Tippit told by H/Q dispatcher to go to central Oakcliff area. ref. Rush to Judgement, p 194
Police radio assassin location1963-11-22T12:48:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:48:00
Description: Police radio in reference to the location of the assassin. He is thought to be in the Texas School Book Depository here on the North West corner of Elm and Houston. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 35
TSBD ordered cut off1963-11-22T12:49:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:49:00
Description: Captain Talbert gives orders on Police radio, Have that cut off on the back side will you? Make sure nobody leaves there
(referring to the Depository). ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 143
JFK arrives Fort Worth1963-11-22T12:50:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:50:00
Description: JFK arrives at the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth.
Homicide Chief calls1963-11-22T12:51:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:51:00
Description: Homicide Chief William Fritz calls in to the dispatchers office from his post at the Trade Mart to ask if JFK will still be going to the site. He is told, It's very doubtful. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 150
J. D. Tippit/Calls HQ1963-11-22T12:54:000Start: 22 November 1963 12:54:00
Description: Officer Tippit calls into HQ, and is asked if he is in Oakcliff area. He replies, Yes. ref. Rush to Judgement, p 194
Police car outside Oswald home1963-11-22T13:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:00:00
Description: Police car no. 207 stops outside Oswald's rooming house, and sounds horn twice.
Bullet 399 discovered1963-11-22T13:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:00:00
Description: Parkland hospital. Darrell Tomlinson discovers the stretcher bullet
JFK pronounced dead1963-11-22T13:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:00:00
Description: JFK pronounced dead. ref. Best Evidence, p 710
Oswald seen entering Texas Theater1963-11-22T13:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:00:00
Description: ref. Crossfire, p 353
Oswald seen at bus stop1963-11-22T13:04:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:04:00
Description: Oswald seen standing at bus stop outside his rooming house by his landlady. ref. Rush to Judgement, p 159
JFK/Assassination/Fake secret service agent pulled over1963-11-22T13:05:001963-11-22T13:06:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:05:00
End: 22 November 1963 13:06:00
Description: In the South of Dallas, three men are pulled over, one identifies himself as a Secret Service agent and states, We are in a hurry to get to New Orleans to investigate part of the shooting. However, there is no record of Secret Service being dispatched to New Orleans on the day of the assassination.
J. D. Tippit/Calls HQ twice1963-11-22T13:08:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:08:00
Description: Officer Tippit makes two attempts to call HQ, but dispatcher does not reply. ref. Rush to Judgement, p 195
J. D. Tippit/Body discovered1963-11-22T13:10:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:10:00
Description: T. F. Bewley comes upon J.D. Tippit's body in the street. As he gets out to help he looks at his watch, which reads 1:10pm ref. Conspiracy - Who Killed Kennedy?, p 122
Hulls found on 6th floor of TSBD1963-11-22T13:12:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:12:00
Description: Policeman Luke Mooney finds hulls on sixth floor of Depository.ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 143
Oswald inside Texas theatre1963-11-22T13:15:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:15:00
Description: Oswald buys popcorn at concession stand inside Texas theatre, according to concession stand operator Boroughs. ref. Crossfire, p 353
Police says Tippit shot1963-11-22T13:16:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:16:00
Description: Police told Officer Tippit has been shot by civilian Domingo Benavides using Tippit's police car radio. ref. Crossfire, p 348
TV reports shots heard from Knoll1963-11-22T13:20:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:20:00
Description: Jean Hill in live television report states she heard shots from the Knoll. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 153
Rifle found on 6th floor of TSBD1963-11-22T13:22:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:22:00
Description: Rifle found on sixth floor of Book Depository - first identified as 7.5mm German Mauser.
Police radio describing Tippit killer1963-11-22T13:22:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:22:00
Description: Police radio call goes out describing Tippit's killer as about 30, 5ft 8in black hair and slender. ref. Unanswered Questions, p 105
Police find white jacket1963-11-22T13:25:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:25:00
Description: Police radio reports finding of a white jacket in parking lot. ref. Rush to Judgement, p 191
Jack Ruby at Parkland hospital1963-11-22T13:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:30:00
Description: Seth Kantor encounters Jack Ruby at Parkland hospital and has brief conversation with him. ref. Crossfire, p 366
TSBD declared secure1963-11-22T13:35:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:35:00
Description: Police Radio. The TSBD is mentioned, It's secure now. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 143
Police radio from Tippit murder scene1963-11-22T13:36:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:36:00
Description: Police radio from scene of Tippit's murder, I got an eyeball witness to the getaway man - that suspect in this shooting. He is a white male ... apparently armed with a .32, dark finish automatic pistol... ref. Conspiracy - Who Killed Kennedy?, p 119
Police radio of suspect entering Texas theatre1963-11-22T13:45:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:45:00
Description: Police radio, Have information, a suspect just went into Texas theatre on West Jefferson. ref. Unanswered Questions, p 112
Lee Harvey Oswald/Arrested at Texas theatre1963-11-22T13:55:000Start: 22 November 1963 13:55:00
Description: Police arrest Oswald at Texas theater as suspect in shooting Tippit. ref. Best Evidence, p 710
Bullet 399 handed to SS Agent Johnson1963-11-22T14:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:00:00
Description: Bullet 399 handed to SS Agent Richard Johnson at Parkland Hospital by Chief of Parkland Hospital security O. P. Wright. ref. Best Evidence, pp 591, 652
Kennedy body leaves hospital1963-11-22T14:04:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:04:00
Description: Kennedy's body leaves Parkland Hospital.
Kennedy body arrives at airport1963-11-22T14:14:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:14:00
Description: Kennedy's body arrives at Lovefield Airport.
Oswald taken into police dept1963-11-22T14:15:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:15:00
Description: Oswald taken into Dallas Police Dept. ref. W.C.
Casket aboard Air Force One1963-11-22T14:18:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:18:00
Description: Casket placed aboard Air Force One.
Oswald interrogation1963-11-22T14:25:001963-11-22T16:04:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:25:00
End: 22 November 1963 16:04:00
Description: Oswald interrogation in Office of Captain Will Fritz.
Johnson sworn in aboard Air Force One1963-11-22T14:38:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:38:00
Description: Lyndon Johnson sworn in aboard Air Force One, then orders take off.
JFK/Assassination/Air Force One/Airborne1963-11-22T14:47:000Start: 22 November 1963 14:47:00
Description: Air Force One airborne.
Police arrives at Paines residence1963-11-22T15:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 15:30:00
Description: Police officers arrive at the residence of Michael and Ruth Paine, Ruth indicates that she has been expecting them.
Oswald named prime suspect on NBC1963-11-22T15:54:000Start: 22 November 1963 15:54:00
Description: NBC Newsman Bill Ryan announces on national television that Lee Oswald seems to be prime suspect in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Oswald at lineup1963-11-22T16:05:000Start: 22 November 1963 16:05:00
Description: Oswald taken to first Lineup for Helen Markham, witness to Tippit murder. (While waiting outside the lineup room, Oswald is searched, and five bullet cartridges are found in his pockets.)
Oswald interrogated 2nd time1963-11-22T16:45:001963-11-22T18:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 16:45:00
End: 22 November 1963 18:30:00
Description: Second interrogation of Oswald in Captain Fritz's Office.
Air Force One arrives at Washington DC1963-11-22T17:00:000Start: 22 November 1963 17:00:00
Description: Air Force One arrives at Andrews Air Force base Washington D.C., total flight time 2hrs 15min. ref. Best Evidence, p 680
Bullet 399 handed to SS Chief Rowley1963-11-22T17:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 17:30:00
Description: SS Agent Richard Johnson hands bullet 399 to SS Chief Rowley at Executive building in Washington D.C. ref. Best Evidence, p 646
Deputy identifies Oswald1963-11-22T17:30:000Start: 22 November 1963 17:30:00
Description: Deputy sheriff Roger Craig identifies Oswald as the man he saw running toward the Rambler station wagon. When asked about the station wagon Oswald replies, That station wagon belongs to Mrs. Pain, don't try to tie her into this. She had nothing to do with it. ref. Rush to Judgement, p 159
Oswald taken to second lineup1963-11-22T18:20:000Start: 22 November 1963 18:20:00
Description: Oswald taken to second lineup, and yells to reporter's in hallway, I didn't shoot anyone.
Oswald charged with Tippit murder1963-11-22T19:05:000Start: 22 November 1963 19:05:00
Description: Oswald charged with Tippit's murder. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 5
JFK/Autopsy1963-11-22T19:15:000Start: 22 November 1963 19:15:00
Description: First incision at Kennedy autopsy.
Oswald taken to 3rd lineup1963-11-22T19:50:000Start: 22 November 1963 19:50:00
Description: Oswald taken to third lineup for witness J. D. Davies.
Bullet 399 sent to FBI Lab1963-11-22T19:50:000Start: 22 November 1963 19:50:00
Description: SS Chief Rowley sends bullet 399 to FBI laboratory. ref. Best Evidence, p 646
Oswald yells at reporters1963-11-22T19:55:000Start: 22 November 1963 19:55:00
Description: Oswald yells at reporters in hallway I'm just a patsy. ref. (Entry in Seth Kantor's notebook) Treachery in Dallas, p 293
3rd interrogation of Oswald1963-11-22T19:56:000Start: 22 November 1963 19:56:00
Description: Third interrogation of Oswald in Captain Fritz's Office.
Lee Harvey Oswald/Talked to by FBI1963-11-22T23:00:001963-11-22T23:20:000Start: 22 November 1963 23:00:00
End: 22 November 1963 23:20:00
Description: Oswald Talked to by FBI Agent M. Clements and Police Officer John Adamcik.
Lee Harvey Oswald/Taken to press conference1963-11-22T23:20:001963-11-22T23:25:000Start: 22 November 1963 23:20:00
End: 22 November 1963 23:25:00
Description: Oswald is taken to a press conference where he looks baffled after denying that he killed President Kennedy.
Oswald charged with JFK murder1963-11-22T23:26:000Start: 22 November 1963 23:26:00
Description: Oswald charged with President Kennedy's murder. (Oswald is not told of this charge).
FBI tells Thomlinson stay quiet1963-11-23T00:30:001963-11-23T01:00:000Start: 23 November 1963 00:30:00
End: 23 November 1963 01:00:00
Description: Darrell Thomlinson is awakened by a phone call from the FBI, and is told to keep his mouth shut about the bullet he found on the stretcher at Parkland Hospital. ref. Best Evidence, p 591
3rd set of evidence taken1963-11-23T00:35:000Start: 23 November 1963 00:35:00
Description: Oswald complains, That this is the third set of fingerprints, photographs being taken. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 49
Oswald told of JFK murder charge1963-11-23T01:35:000Start: 23 November 1963 01:35:00
Description: Oswald officialy told that he has been charged with JFK's murder. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 49
McCoy told Oswald to be killed1963-11-23T02:15:000Start: 23 November 1963 02:15:00
Description: Sheriff officer Perry McCoy receives a phone call from a white male who says that Oswald is going to be killed during his transfer.
Grammer receives phone call1963-11-23T02:20:000Start: 23 November 1963 02:20:00
Description: Police lieutenant Billy Grammer also receives a phone call. The caller asks specifically to speak to Grammer and says, You know me. He describes in detail the plan to move Oswald and tells him that other arrangements should be made or, We are going to kill Oswald right there in the basement.
JFK/Assassination/Evidence to Washington DC1963-11-23T03:00:000Start: 23 November 1963 03:00:00
Description: FBI Special Agent Vince Drain transports the gun and all other evidence to Washington D.C. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 28
Lee Harvey Oswald/Interrogation1963-11-23T10:30:001963-11-23T13:10:000Start: 23 November 1963 10:30:00
End: 23 November 1963 13:10:00
Description: Interrogation of Oswald, Captain Fritz's office. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 49
Oswald visited by mother, wife1963-11-23T13:10:001963-11-23T13:30:000Start: 23 November 1963 13:10:00
End: 23 November 1963 13:30:00
Description: Oswald visited by Mother, Margurite, and Wife Marina. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 50
Robert Oswald visits Lee Oswald1963-11-23T15:30:001963-11-23T15:40:000Start: 23 November 1963 15:30:00
End: 23 November 1963 15:40:00
Description: Robert Oswald visits Lee for 10 Minutes. Lee tells Robert, Don't believe all the so-called evidence.
Oswald calls Ruth Paine1963-11-23T15:40:000Start: 23 November 1963 15:40:00
Description: Lee Oswald calls Ruth Paine and asks her. Would you please call John Abt (Lawyer) in New York for me after 6:00 pm.
Kennedy body returns to White House1963-11-23T16:21:000Start: 23 November 1963 16:21:00
Description: Kennedy's body returns to the White House. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 5
Lee Harvey Oswald/Post-shooting Custody/Visit from H. Louis Nichols1963-11-23T17:30:001963-11-23T17:35:000Start: 23 November 1963 17:30:00
End: 23 November 1963 17:35:00
Description: Oswald has visit with H. Louis Nichols, President of the Dallas Bar Association.
Oswald shown photo of him with gun1963-11-23T18:00:001963-11-23T18:30:000Start: 23 November 1963 18:00:00
End: 23 November 1963 18:30:00
Description: Interrogation in Captain Fritz's Office, Oswald is shown the backyard photo of him with gun. That picture is not my mine. The picture has been made by superimposing my face. The other part of the picture is not me at all, I have never seen this picture before. I understand photography real well, and that in time, I will be able to show you that this is not my picture and that it was made by someone else.
Interrogation1963-11-24T09:30:000Start: 24 November 1963 09:30:00
Description: Interrogation in Captain Fritz's Office. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 51
Nurse Lozana warned of emergency1963-11-24T11:00:000Start: 24 November 1963 11:00:00
Description: Warned by Jill Pomeroy, the ward clerk, that we might prepare for an emergency because there was a large crowd at city hall. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 169
Preparation for Oswald transfer1963-11-24T11:10:000Start: 24 November 1963 11:10:00
Description: Preparation for Oswald's transfer to County Jail. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 52
Lee Harvey Oswald/Final conversation1963-11-24T11:15:000Start: 24 November 1963 11:15:00
Description: Inspector Thomas J. Kelly Secret Service, has final conversation with Oswald. ref. The Peoples Almanac, p 52
Jack Ruby/Wires money order1963-11-24T11:17:000Start: 24 November 1963 11:17:00
Description: Jack Ruby wires money order at Western Union Office (some 350 feet from Dallas police department, Main St. ramp.) ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 328
Jack Ruby told Oswald dead1963-11-24T13:00:000Start: 24 November 1963 13:00:00
Description: On being told that Oswald is dead, Jack Ruby calms down in his cell at Dallas Police Station. ref. Framed, p 41
Johnson signs NSAM 2731963-11-24T13:00:000Start: 24 November 1963 13:00:00
Description: President Johnson signs NSAM 273, signalling a reversal to JFK'spolicy of withdrawing troops from Vietnam. ref. JFK, CIA and Vietnam by Prouty, p 422
FBI agent at funeral home1963-11-25T00:00:000Start: 25 November 1963 00:00:00
Description: FBI Agent Richard Harrison arrives at Miller's Funeral Home with rifle (type unknown) and finger print ink. Funeral Director would tell researchers that he could not understand the event and that he had a very difficult time getting the black ink off Oswald's corpse. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 332
Lyndon Johnson/Appoints Hoover as FBI Director1964-05-081964-05-080Start: 8 May 1964
End: 8 May 1964
Description: J. Edgar Hoover is appointed as FBI Director for life by Lyndon Johnson
Hoover before Warren Commission1964-05-14T00:00:000Start: 14 May 1964 00:00:00
Description: J. Edgar Hoover appears before the Warren Commission and commits at least three acts of perjury.
Jack Ruby/Death1967-03-01T00:00:000Start: 1 March 1967 00:00:00
Description: Jack Ruby dies in prison. ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 330
Jack Ruby diagnosed with cancer1976-12-01T00:00:001977-01-01T00:00:000Start: 1 December 1976 00:00:00
End: 1 January 1977 00:00:00
Description: Jack Ruby diagnosed with cancer.ref. Treachery in Dallas, p 330
David Atlee Phillips/Confides about conspiracy1978-01-01T00:00:001979-01-01T00:00:000Start: 1 January 1978 00:00:00
End: 1 January 1979 00:00:00
Description: David Atlee Phillips confiding in a House Select Committee staffer Kevin Walgh shortly before his death. My private opinion is that JFK was done in by a conspiracy, likely including rogue American Intelligence people.
This timeline was populated on 15 October 2013 with data originally prepared by David François Huyne to illustrate his 'Simile-widgets Timeline' software. In its initial state, the data is not claimed to be either an accurate, definitive or complete representation of events. It was included only as a suitable basis for crowd-sourced editing, addition and improvement.