Profession: Night club operator
Why Famous: The man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald - live on TV.
Historical Events in the Life of Jack Ruby
1963-11-24 - First Murder shown live on TV, nightclub owner Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated JFK 2 days earlier
1964-03-14 - Dallas, Texas; Jack Ruby sentenced to death for Lee Harvey Oswald's murder
1991-12-26 - Jack Ruby's gun sells for $220,000 in auction