On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Jesse James is murdered by fellow gang member Bob Ford in order to claim reward money.
Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "Mountaintop" speech in Memphis, Tennessee; less than 24 hours later, he is assassinated.
The FBI arrests Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, who is accused of sending 16 mail bombs over an 18-year period.
Born on This Day
Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Director / 1961 -
Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy began doing stand-up as a teenager. He became a popular Saturday Night Live cast member and starred in several box-office hits.
Born: April 3, 1961
Age: 52 years old
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
1924 | 80 years old
1924 | 89 years old
Animal Rights Activist, Actress
Born: April 3, 1934
Age: 79 years old
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Animal Rights Activist, Scientist
1783 | 76 years old
1958 | 55 years old
Animal Rights Activist, Film Actor, ...
Died on This Day
Died: April 3, 1882
Age: 34 years old
Place: St. Joseph, Missouri , United States
1990 | 66 years old
1897 | 63 years old
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