1. 1982-Satchel Paige dies. Baseball legend pitcher Satchel Paige dies in Kansas, City Missouri. Satchel who played famously in the Negro Leagues, went unrecognized by major baseball leagues for nearly a decade. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.
  2. 1968-Assassin of M.L.K. captured. James Earl Ray, alleged assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr. at London airport.
  3. 1953-Martin Luther King Jr. marries. Martin Luther King, Sr., performs the marriage ceremony of King, Jr., and Coretta Scott at the Scott home near Marion, Alabama.