Historical Events

These posts are historical events that happened in Baltimore.

Tragic Aftermath of 1968 Riot

Baltimore Riot 1968 Bentalou St. at Edmonson

This sad photo shows Baltimore after the 1968 riots, which devastated the city, and much of the country. Source: Flickr user Kevin Mueller I think this is the same intersection today on Google Street View. If you have a better …

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Baltimore Riot of 1968

Civilians and National Guard troops standing on the street of Harford Rd. and Lafayette Ave.

The Baltimore Riot of 1968 was primarily caused by the death of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. The riot in Baltimore didn’t start until two days after King’s death. The riots got so out of hand that …

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