President John F. Kennedy's time in the White House

A look at some of the major events before, during and after John F. Kennedy's time in the White House as president.

Aug. 9, 1963

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Baby Patrick dies

Aug. 9, 1963

In this Aug. 9, 1963 edition of Newsday, President John F. Kennedy's baby son Patrick, who was born five and a half weeks premature, dies. The baby was rushed from Cape Cod, where he was born, to a children's hospital in Boston, but he could not be saved.

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