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Thank you for joining the act and see you in -- for another segment of this week in history I'm -- not -- -- -- -- -- Let's take a look at past events that made headlines.
NATO was -- that was April 4 1949.
The United States and eleven other nations established the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO.
The alliance as a defense against the Soviet Union and this time of Cold War Truman called a quote a -- against aggression.
Martin Luther King junior's shot and killed just after 6 PM on April 4 1968.
-- motel in Memphis Tennessee king was standing on his balcony as the shots began to fire.
James Earl Ray was the likely candidate of the shooting and flight directly after eventually he was caught.
King was only 39 years old and an active civil rights leader of the top.
Cream Abdul -- scores the 31420.
Point of his career.
April 5 1984 was the day he broke the NBA's all time scoring record and the minutes of the game when -- scored.
The game was stopped and he received a standing ovation.
The lakers went on to win the game 129.
More than twenty years later he still holds that record.
April 5 sixteen on seventy classic -- story Pocahontas was a reality.
I'm -- Pocahontas marries John ball in Jamestown Virginia.
The marriage ensured peace between the Jamestown settlers and the -- -- on Indians for years to -- centuries later this marriage is remembered with various books and movies.
Fourteen countries participate in the first Olympics on April 61896.
They were held in Athens Greece.
The events included a running race chariot racing boxing wrestling and the -- tackle on to this day the Olympics are still held by annually.
April ninth 2005 Prince Charles marries Camilla.
Only eight years after princess Diana's death the prince was the united -- -- the Church of England with his longtime mistress.
It was a private civil ceremony and it took place at -- three guild hall thirty miles outside of one.
Those are the events -- made headlines check back every week to find out what you might have missed in history class on -- McNally and I'm -- not -- reporting for at and -- --
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