Oswald Shot

24 November 1963 

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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