Here is a Chronology of Robert F. Kennedy's life.

Nov. 20, 1925 Born Robert Francis Kennedy in Brookline, Mass.
1946 Enlists in the Navy
March 1948 Graduates from Harvard University
1948 Tours Europe and the Middle East
June 1950 Marries Ethel Skakel
June 1951 Graduates from the University of Virginia Law school

1951 Takes a position at the U.S. Justice Department

1952 Manages John Kennedy's campaign for the Senate; becomes minority assistant counsel for the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations

1953 Resigns from Subcommittee
1954 Returns to subcommittee; serves as minority counsel
1955 Kennedy tours the Soviet Union with Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
1956 Serves as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago; joins Adlai Stevenson's campaign as an adviser; after Stevenson's defeat, returns to work in the Senate as chief counsel of the Rackets Committee

Sept. 1959 Resigns from the Rackets Committee in order to manage John Kennedy's presidential campaign

Nov. 1960 John Kennedy wins the election; appoints Robert Kennedy attorney general

April 17,1961 United States sponsors and invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs

Oct. 1962 Cuban missile crisis

Aug. 1963 March on Washington

Nov. 22, 1963 John Kennedy assassinated

Nov. 1964 Kennedy is elected to the United States Senate

Aug. 1965 Race riots break out in the Watts section of Los Angeles

March 7, 1968 Kennedy publicly condemns further escalation of the Vietnam War

March 16,1968 Declares his candidacy for the presidency

April 4, 1968 Martin Luther King Jr., is assassinated

June 4, 1968 Kennedy is shot

June 6, 1968 Dies at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan

1960s Project