Beeswax Vinyl Daily April 3, 2024

There are a few historical items today: 1865 – Union forces captured Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America.
1882 – Robert Ford killed Jesse James, the notorious train robber and outlaw.
1888 – Jack the Ripper: The first of 11 unsolved brutal murders of women committed in or near the impoverished Whitechapel district in the East End of London occurred.
1895 – The trial in the libel case brought by Oscar Wilde began, eventually resulting in his imprisonment on charges of homosexuality.
1922 – Joseph Stalin became the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
1968 – Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech; he was assassinated the next day.

Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for April 3.

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