Sunday, November 24, 2013

50 Years Ago Today, Dallas Nightclub Owner Jack Ruby Shot and Killed Lee Harvey Oswald, the Accused Assassin of John F. Kennedy

On November 24, 1963, Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Above: Lee Harvey Oswald being shot by Jack Ruby

Oswald died not long after. Ruby was later convicted of murdering Oswald, and served the rest of his life in prison. Ruby said that he killed Oswald in order to spare Mrs. Kennedy the burden of a future Oswald trial.

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