1928 – He was born on the 10th day of March this year.
1968 – He was convicted of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which occurred on April 4 of this year in Memphis, Tennessee.
1977 – On the 11th of July, He made his second appearance, this time as the 351st entry, on the FBI Most Wanted Fugitives list. He and six other convicts had just escaped from Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros, Tennessee on June 10 of the same year.
1998 – He died at the age of 70 from complications related to kidney disease, caused by hepatitis C on the 23rd day of April this year.