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Today is: Lee Harvey Oswald shot

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Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of President John F. Kennedy, reacts as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots him from point-blank range in a corridor of Dallas police headquarters, Nov. 24, 1963.

Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of President John F. Kennedy, reacts as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots him from point-blank range in a corridor of Dallas police headquarters, Nov. 24, 1963.

On Nov. 24,1963 Lee Harvey Oswald was murdered. Oswald had been arrested for the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th American president. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m. CST in Dallas, Texas, while riding in a presidential motorcade through Dealey Plaza. The Dallas Police Department arrested Oswald 70 minutes after the initial shooting. At 11:21 a.m. Nov. 24, 1963, as live television cameras were covering his transfer from the city jail to the county jail, Oswald was fatally shot in the basement of Dallas Police Headquarters (then in the Dallas Municipal Building) by Dallas nightclub operator Jack Ruby. Ruby was convicted of Oswald’s murder, though it was later overturned on appeal, but Ruby died in prison in 1967 while awaiting a new trial.

Source: Checkiday.com.

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