In Cambodia, more than 100 civilians are killed and 280 wounded as communist Khmer Rouge artillery and rockets strike Phnom Penh and outlying areas in the heaviest attack since the beginning of the war in 1970. Following the shelling, a communist force of 500 troops attacked and entered Ta Khmau, six miles southeast of Pnom Penh, killing at least 25 civilians.
Martin Luther King, Jr. begins the march from Selma to Montgomery
In the name of African-American voting rights, 3,200 civil rights demonstrators in Alabama, led by Martin Luther King Jr., begin a historic march from Selma to Montgomery, the state’s capital. Federalized Alabama National Guardsmen and FBI agents were on hand to provide safe ...read more