Flags to be flown at half-staff on November 22 to commemorate death of President John F. Kennedy

John F Kennedy Motorcade Flags to be flown at half staff on November 22 to commemorate death of President John F. KennedyBALTIMORE – President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff on Friday, November 22, 2013 as a Day of Remembrance for the death of President John F. Kennedy.

Governor Martin O’Malley has also ordered that the Maryland State be flown at half-staff on Friday.

Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated at 12:30 p.m. CST / 1:30 p.m. EST on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas.

Kennedy was fatally shot by a sniper while traveling with his wife Jacqueline, Texas Governor John Connally, and Connally’s wife Nellie, in a presidential motorcade.

A ten-month investigation in 1963-64 by the Warren Commission concluded that Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.

 Flags to be flown at half staff on November 22 to commemorate death of President John F. Kennedy

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