What time was President Kennedy shot? When was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested?

Question: What time was President Kennedy shot? When was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested?

Answer:

The events of the Kennedy assassination on Nov 22, 1963 happened quickly, followed by years of people investigating what really happened. Here is a brief timeline touching on the major points of the day and those following.

 

Nov 22, 1963

  • 11:10 a.m. -- After staying overnight in Fort Worth, Kennedy leaves Carswell AFB onboard Air Force One to fly to Love Field in Dallas.
  • 11:30 a.m. -- The presidential motorcade leaves Love Field.
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- The motorcade follows a route through Dallas, during which the president stops the car several times to talk to citizens who approach his limousine.
  • 12:30 p.m. -- President Kennedy is shot and taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.
  • 1:00 p.m. -- President Kennedy is pronounced dead at Parkland Hospital.
  • 1:08 p.m. -- Officer J.D. Tippit calls in to the police dispatch. By 1:16 p.m., he is dead.
  • 1:22 p.m. -- A rifle is found on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository building.
  • 1:55 p.m. -- Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested at the Texas Theater in Oak Cliff for the murder of Officer Tippit.
  • 2:04 p.m. -- John F. Kennedy's body leaves Parkland Hospital and is taken to Love Field to be carried to Washington, D.C. on board Air Force One.
  • 2:25 p.m. -- Lee Harvey Oswald is interrogated for more than an hour and a half, taken to a lineup, interrogated for another hour and forty-five minutes, taken to another lineup, then a third lineup, then interrogated again. At 11:00 p.m., there is a fourth interrogation by an FBI agent.
  • 7:05 p.m. -- Oswald is charged with the murder of Officer Tippit.
  • 11:26 p.m. -- Oswald is charged with the murder of President Kennedy.

Nov 23, 1963

  • 10:30 a.m. -- A fourth interrogation lasts for two hours and forty minutes.
  • 1:10 p.m. -- During the day, Oswald speaks with family and friends.
  • 5:30 p.m. -- Oswald speaks to H. Louis Nichols, President of the Dallas Bar Association, for five minutes.

Nov 24, 1963

  • 9:30 a.m. -- A fifth interrogation.
  • 11:21 a.m. -- Jack Ruby shoots Oswald during a transfer from the Dallas Police Department to the County Jail. Jack Ruby died in prison on Mar 1, 1967.
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You can find more detailed timelines around the web, including those that have witness statements and various conspiracy theory evidence included.

Probable Cause: A very detailed timeline by an Australian group devoted to investigating the events surrounding Kennedy's assassination. It includes book references.
Wikipedia: A narrative of the events of that day with times included.