24 November 2016

Oswald Shot

24 November 1963 

On this date in 1963 - Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

Other Years:

  • 1832 - South Carolina passed its Ordinance of Nullification and declared the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 null and void within the state’s borders.
  • 1861 - Federal troops gained a foothold on Tybee Island, Georgia.
  • 1863 - Battle of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.
  • 1969 - Apollo 12 landed safely in the Pacific Ocean bringing an end to the second manned mission to the moon.
  • 1996 - Rusty Wallace won the first NASCAR event to be held in Japan. 

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