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A wreath is placed at the grave of former President John F. Kennedy, to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 29, 2017. Kennedy was born May 29, 1917. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on celebrating the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100 (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

Thousands have gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.

The United States Postal Service commemorated Kennedy’s centennial Monday with a dedication of a new JFK postage stamp in Brookline, Massachusetts, where the late president was born on May 29, 1917.

Boston’s John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum held a birthday celebration. Museum officials say thousands attended its events.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a great-nephew of JFK, delivered the keynote at a ceremony held at the U.S. National Park, and a ceremony was held to honor the 35th U.S. president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Kennedy was 46 when he was assassinated Nov. 22, 1963.

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10:30 a.m.

A wreath-laying ceremony has taken place as part of the planned celebration of the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.

A ceremony was held Monday morning to honor the 35th U.S. president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will hold a birthday celebration that includes a flyover from the U.S. Navy. The Boston museum unveiled a new exhibit Friday featuring 100 original artifacts, documents and photographs from Kennedy’s life and political career.

Kennedy was 46 when he was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963.

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12:10 a.m.

The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100.

The United States Postal Service plans to commemorate Kennedy’s centennial Monday with a dedication of a new JFK postage stamp in Brookline, Massachusetts, where the late president was born on May 29, 1917.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will hold a birthday celebration that includes a flyover from the U.S. Navy. The Boston museum unveiled a new exhibit Friday featuring 100 original artifacts, documents and photographs from Kennedy’s life and political career.

Kennedy was 46 when he was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963.

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