Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a multilingual and well-educated figure, combined talents like equestrianism, style iconography, and arts advocacy with White House elegance. A writer and photographer, she became the resilient First Lady alongside John F. Kennedy, leaving a lasting legacy of strength and class. Let’s being with:

She Wore Her Bloodstained Dress Hours After The Assassination

On November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, everyone alive at the time can vividly recall their whereabouts. Seated beside her husband in the car in Dallas, Texas, Jackie Kennedy witnessed the tragic event, with the blood spatter from the fatal shot staining her pink wool knock-off Chanel suit. Despite the chaos and the subsequent swearing in of Lyndon Johnson as the new President, she chose to keep the bloodied dress on, stating, “No, I’m going to leave these clothes on. I want them to see what they have done.” This iconic suit is now preserved in the National Archives.