The Kennedys may be an iconic American family, but their story is filled with tragedy. Only several years after the assassination of JFK in 1963, his brother, Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in Los Angeles by Sirhan Sirhan in 1968. His funeral was a somber coda to the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's life. Five years after JFK’s wife, Jackie Onassis, died of cancer in 1994, their son, JFK Jr., died in a plane crash. Months after helping Barack Obama take office, Ted Kennedy also died.