Violence In the 60's

Events

Sharpeville Massacre

March 21, 1960

The Sharpeville Massacre started off with a peaceful protest by black citizens of Sharpeville into a police killing of 69 innocent black people

Bay of Pigs Invasion

17 Apr 1961

The Dunedin parcel-bomb murder

5 February 1962

Medgar Evers Assassination

12 June 1963

JFK Assassination

November 22, 1963

Basset Road machine gun murders

7 December 1963

Malcom X Assassination

February 21, 1965

US troops in south Vietnam

3 May 1965

MLK Assassination

April 4, 1968

Robert Kennedy Assassination

5 June 1968