Nov. 24, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

Nov. 24, 1963—Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby shoots and kills Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy.

Nov. 26, 1942—Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, has its world premiere at the Hollywood Theater in New York. See a scene from Casablanca here

Nov. 26, 1789—The United States celebrated its first official Thanksgiving Day by proclamation of President George Washington. But it wasn't until President Abraham Lincoln that Thanksgiving was regularly celebrated on the last Thursday of November.

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Nov. 24, 2012