On April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr. Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In June 2001, the Oklahoma State legislature passes the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Reconciliation Act. June 29, 2018 In 1988, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA) is organized in the tradition of Callie House. June 29, 2018 In a 1963 interview conducted by Alex Haley for Playboy magazine, Malcolm X proposes that, in return for the economic wealth that enslaved Africans brought to the US, government should give their descendants land and resources.