April 9, 2005
Nearly eight years after Princess Diana’s death, Prince Charles, her widower and heir to the British throne, weds his longtime mistress, Camilla Parker Bowles.
April 10, 1970
Paul McCartney formally announces that the Beatles have broken up.
April 14, 1865
John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer, fatally shoots President Abraham Lincoln at a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.