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Today in history: April 4
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Today in history: April 4

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Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage, and more events that happened on this day in…

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The “Black Sunday” dust storm descended upon the central Plains, turning a sunny afternoon into total darkness, and more events that happened …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Andy Garcia, Brendon Urie, Claire Danes, David Letterman, Herbie Ha…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Abigail Breslin, Adrien Brody, Loretta Lynn, Pete Rose, Sarah Miche…

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which included the Fair Housing Act, and more events that happened o…

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