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Assassinations

27 Feb
1963: Argoud charged over de Gaulle plot

22 Nov
1963: Kennedy shot dead in Dallas

25 Aug
1967: 'American Hitler' shot dead

04 Apr
1968: Martin Luther King shot dead

06 Apr
1968: United States erupts in race violence

05 Jun
1968: Robert Kennedy injured in shooting

01 Mar
1973: Palestinian gunmen hold diplomats in Sudan

10 Mar
1973: British officials shot dead in Bermuda

20 Dec
1973: Spanish prime minister assassinated

25 Mar
1975: Saudi's King Faisal assassinated

11 Sep
1978: Umbrella stab victim dies

22 Mar
1979: British ambassador assassinated in Holland

26 Oct
1979: South Korean President killed

06 Oct
1981: Egypt's President Sadat assassinated

31 Oct
1984: Indian prime minister shot dead

28 Feb
1986: Swedish prime minister assassinated

17 Nov
1986: French car chief shot dead

02 Mar
1991: Sri Lankan hardliner among 19 killed in blast

21 May
1991: Bomb kills India's former leader Rajiv Gandhi

04 Nov
1995: Israeli PM shot dead

23 Apr
1998: Martin Luther King killer dies

09 Apr
1999: President of Niger 'killed in ambush'

16 Jan
2001: DR Congo President Kabila shot

01 Jun
2001: Nepal royal family massacred


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