Daily Archives: May 19, 2014

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy dies 20 years ago this hour (May 19 1994)

Video: 'The Death of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' (4 videos)

(Thursday, May 19, 1994, 10:15 p.m. EDT) — Jacqueline Lee (Bouvier) Kennedy Onassis, the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963, died tonight at her apartment in New York City of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer.