As of May 2014, Marina Oswald lives with her husband, Kenneth Porter, in a suburb of Dallas. She is known for being the wife of Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.
Marina Oswald was born on July 17, 1941 in Russia. Twenty years later, she married Lee Harvey Oswald while he was in the Soviet Union and moved with him to the United States. They had two daughters, June and Rachel. Two years after their marriage, Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested for assassinating JFK. He was killed by Jack Ruby as he was being transferred to jail. Marina remarried in 1965 and had a son named Mark. She refused to give interviews on the 50th anniversary of JFK's death in 2013.Learn More
The year 1861 was filled with many historically significant events including the commencement of the Civil War, the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as president of the United States and the admittance of Kansas as the 34th state of the United States.Full Answer >
Thomas Gage was both a husband and father when he died in 1787, according to Land of the Brave. He was a British military leader and commander in the American Revolution.Full Answer >
At the Convention of 1818, the western border of the United States and Canada was established at the 49th parallel. The convention ended ongoing disputes about the borders between the two countries and was a major step in the reconciliation of the United States and Great Britain.Full Answer >
The Panic of 1893 began when a series of bad overseas investments, a glut of cheap silver and the bankruptcy of two of the nation's largest employers combined to severely weaken the U.S. economy. The unemployment rate reached 19 percent, more than 500 banks and 15,000 businesses closed, and the government had to borrow $65 million in gold to shore up the Treasury.Full Answer >