This Week In History
November 23 - In 1890, King Willem III of the Netherlands died without a male heir, leading to the passage of a special law that allowed his daughter, Princess Wilhelmina, to succeed him.
November 24 - In 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy.
November 25 - In 1986, U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese announced that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
November 26 - In 1942, the movie "Casablanca," starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, premiered in New York City.
November 27 - In 1973, the Senate voted 92-3 to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew, who had resigned.
November 28 - In 1943, President Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin met in Tehran during World War II.