Sunday, November 24, 2013

Today in History

A look at past History
November 24, 1859
Origin of Species by Charles Darwin is published:
Most scientists quickly embraced the theory that solved so many puzzles of biological science, but orthodox Christians condemned the work as heresy. 

November 24, 1863
Union troops prevail at the Battle of Lookout Mountain:
Union troops capture Lookout Mountain southwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee
 November 24, 1963
Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald:
In the basement of the Dallas police station, Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is shot to death by Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner.
November 24, 1971
D. B. Cooper parachutes into thunderstorm:
Cooper parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines 727 into a raging thunderstorm over Washington State. He had $200,000 in ransom money in his possession.

1 comment:

  1. Scott, I loved this post. Sorry it took me so long to get back here to tell you that.