7/26/15 Native American Activist Found Dead In Jail Cell After Traffic Fine Arrest | A Native American activist was recently arrested and found dead in jail under conditions very similar to those of Sandra Bland in Texas. Rexdale W. Henry, 53, was recently found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Mississippi, on July 14th. He had been arrested over failure to pay a minor traffic citation.
On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. Suspected gunman Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th president of the United States.
Birth: April 1861 Llano County Texas. Death: Sep. 4, 1887 Holbrook Navajo County Arizona. Andy Blevins, alias Andy Cooper, was a participant in the Pleasant Valley War, a range war in Arizona Territory between the Graham and Tewksbury factions. He was shot and killed by Sheriff Commodore Perry Owens, who was attempting to arrest him. Sheriff Owens was fired upon by the occupants of the Blevins house and, in the space of a few seconds, he killed Andy, his brother Sam and Mose Roberts.
Lee Harvey Oswald (1939-1963) was the alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. According to various government investigations, Oswald fired three shots from a window in the Texas School Book Depository at Kennedy’s motorcade as it moved past the building. Oswald was arrested for murdering a Dallas police officer. He was shot and killed two days later by a local nightclub owner, Jack Ruby.