10+ Martin Luther King Jr Death Pictures. Martin luther king jr.'s death is more than just a date on the calendar. On thursday, 4 april 1968, martin luther king was shot dead while standing on a balcony outside his.
Kennedy's police escort knew, of course, and refused to follow him into the neighborhood, fearing a volatile reaction from the crowd. April 4 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of martin luther king jr. Abc carried live coverage on monday, april 8, of the march in memphis, the city in which king was killed.
Our teaching resource looks at how the guardian reported the event.
Upon news of martin luther king's death, riots broke out across the country. This is the official facebook page for rev. Our teaching resource looks at how the guardian reported the event. King's death was on a thursday, and president johnson declared sunday as a national day of mourning.