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A 1972 FBI composite drawing of D. B. Cooper
Skeleton of "Lucy" as displayed in Mexico
Ruby about to shoot Oswald
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1190 – became Conrad of Montferrat de jure uxoris King of Jerusalem after marrying Queen .
Isabella I needs more footnotes
1227 – High Duke of Poland was assassinated during a Leszek the White diet of the Piast dukes.
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1642 – A Dutch expedition led by reached what is now Abel Tasman Tasmania, Australia.
1877 – Anna Sewell's influential animal welfare novel , one of the Black Beauty best-selling books of all time, was first published.
1906 – A local newspaper accused members of two teams of to deliberately lose games, the first major scandal in conspiring American football.
Second game was on this date, not the newspaper article, which is of unknown date at present
1962 – The influential television programme , a significant element of the British That Was the Week That Was satire boom, was first broadcast.
1965 – seized power from Mobutu Congo President Joseph Kasa-Vubu after a bloodless coup d'état.
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1966 – crashed near TABSO Flight 101 Bratislava, killing all 82 on board, making it Slovakia's worst air disaster.
1974 – A group of paleoanthropologists discovered a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton of an in the Australopithecus afarensis Afar Depression in Ethiopia, nicknaming it " ".
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1542 – Anglo-Scottish Wars: England captured about 1,200 Scottish prisoners with its victory in the . Battle of Solway Moss
1863 – American Civil War: As part of the Chattanooga Campaign in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Union forces captured Lookout Mountain, helping them to begin breaking the Confederate siege of the city.
1950 – The " ", a large Storm of the Century extratropical cyclone, struck the east coast of the United States before moving northeast.
1963 – Businessman shot and fatally wounded Jack Ruby , the Lee Harvey Oswald assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, during a live television broadcast, fueling conspiracy theories on the matter.
1971 – After collecting a ransom payout of US$200,000, " " leaped out of the rear stairway of the airplane he had hijacked over the D. B. Cooper Pacific Northwest and disappeared.
2015 – A Turkish fighter jet a Russian shot down , claiming the latter had strayed into Turkish airspace and ignored warnings to change course. Sukhoi Su-24M Born/died this day: (d. 1265) Magnús Óláfsson · (b. 1806) William Webb Ellis · (d. 1948) Anna Jarvis
: November 24 in Ukraine (2018)
Holodomor Remembrance Day
On the Origin of Species
(b. 1713) Junípero Serra · (d. 1957) Diego Rivera · (b. 1980)