History Blog

November 24

Happy Birthday RIP Geraldine Fitzgerald(1913–2005) William Frank Buckley, Jr(1925–2008) ; William “Billy” Connolly–81 William Dwight Schultz–76 Denise Crosby–66 Amanda Wyss–63 Garret Dillahunt–59 Colin Hanks(Dillingham)–46 Katherine Heigl–45 ; 1859 – Charles Darwin publishes “On the Origin of Species”, which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology ; 1963 – In the first live, televised murder, Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is murdered two days after the assassination, by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas police department headquarters