Shocking Moments In History: The Death of Lee Harvey Pawswald

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November 24, 1963 – Still reeling from the assassination of President John Arf Kenneldy two days prior, the nation was just starting to come to grips with the tragedy. Then, in a flash, Kenneldy’s alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Pawswald (pictured above) was gunned down by nightclub owner Jack Chewby. This snapshot (no pup intended) is regarded as one of the most famous photographs in history, portraying Pawswald at the very moment of the bullet’s impact.

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