April 4, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned

MurderAssassination

US civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.

Birthdays in History

  • Jennifer Lynch, American director

Deaths in History


MurderAssassination

Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964), assassinated at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee at 39

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.