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 - 1st live murder on TV-Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald
1964-03-14 - Dallas jury sentences Jack Ruby to death in Lee Harvey Oswald murder
1991-12-26 - Jack Ruby's gun sells for $220,000 in auction