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This Week in History


November 22, 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible.

November 24, 1859

British naturalist Charles Darwin publishes his groundbreaking scientific work On the Origin of Species.

November 26, 1941

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill officially establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day.

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