This Day in History: 0000-11-24

24 Nov – Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, the book that ushered in the Theory of Evolution and gave a biological basis to modern naturalism (1859).
24 Nov – In the Battle of Lookout Mountain, part of the Chattanooga, Tennessee campaign, Ulysses Grant’s Union forces defeated Braxton Bragg’s Confederates (1863).
24 Nov – Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged killer of President John F. Kennedy, was murdered on live television in the basement of the Dallas police department by nightclub owner Jack Ruby (1963).