4th April

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2000 Weather - blizzards and flooding Severe weather forces the closure of Luton airport as blizzards and flooding cause widespread chaos.
1979 Pakistan politics Pakistan's former Prime Minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, is hanged in spite of international calls for clemency.
1968 Martin Luther King assasinated The American black civil rights leader, Dr Martin Luther King, is assassinated.
1900 Prince of Wales survives shooting The Prince of Wales escapes unharmed following two shots being fired at him by a Belgian anarchist - Jean-Baptiste Sipido. The asassination attempt is thought to be associated with the Boer conflict
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On This Day - 4th April