• King comes to Baltimore as part of a multi-city campaign to encourage Negroes to vote in upcoming elections. The Baltimore riot of 1968 was a period of civil unrest that lasted from April 6 to April 14, 1968, in Baltimore.The uprising included crowds filling the streets, burning and looting local businesses, and confronting the police and national guard. A shooting at Calvert and Lanvale is reported. Looting takes place on Division St. Martin Luther King Jr., who was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968… A black man is shot and killed at Harford Road and Lafayette Ave. Four looters are arrested at Laurens and Stricker. Seven in Pikesville are arrested for violating the curfew. In the 100 block of E. Lafayette Ave., another bar is looted. A timeline created with Timetoast's interactive timeline maker. At Lafayette and Fulton avenues, and in the 900 block of Fulton, police respond to sniper warnings. The store is looted and then burned along with and three other stores. • 9:20 p.m.—Police arrest seven people riding in truck loaded with bricks and rocks on Madison St. near Greenmount Ave. A shooting reported in the 100 block of S. Exeter St. forces city firefighters to abandon attempts to put out a raging fire in Smelkinson's dairy store in the 1000 block of E. Lombard. Some fire trucks begin responding to blazes with armed soldiers aboard. Nix, Elizabeth, and Jessica Elfenbein, eds., University of Baltimore 1968 Riot site, "Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth", ", Maryland State Archives Document Packet, prepared by, This page was last edited on 1 February 2021, at 22:47. • 8:30 p.m.—Some city policemen are pinned down behind cars by two or three snipers firing from upper floors of the Flag House housing project in the 1000 block of E. Lombard St. These riots happened in 125 cities and were known as The Holy Week Uprising. Its maximum capacity is 2.500. December 29, 1956 Two stores on Greenmount in the 1200 block are burned. • 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.—Looting peaks, with 128 incidents logged. •2:30 a.m.—Since 8 p.m. Friday, four outbreaks of violence have occurred: three fires and a shooting. • 6 p.m.—First reports of looting at drycleaners, Gay and Monument streets. Also, reports of looting in Baltimore St. stores from Pine St. to the west are investigated. • 4 p.m.—Curfew begins. specialcollections@ubalt.edu, Robert L. Bogomolny Library Special Collections • 1415 Maryland Avenue • Baltimore, MD 21201, Martin Luther King Jr. is awarded an honorary degree – doctor of law -- at Morgan State College. Later in the day, three dead are identified: killed at Harford and Lafayette, Federal and Chester, and North Ave. One person is shot in the 3500 block of Park Heights Ave. Teenage looters are reported as far north as the Pimlico area. April 1, 1965 Three stores on Greenmount from the 1900 to the 2300 block are burned by firebombs. Things are relatively calm. In the 3800 block of Clifton Ave. looters are seen. Three food distribution centers open at Eden and Ashland, North Ave. and Barclay St., and North and Pennsylvania. A fire is reported at Lanvale St. and Guilford Ave. Phone booth service is out in riot areas. If you have any requests or questions regarding the use of the transcript or supporting documents, please contact us: Robert l. Bogomolny Library He appeals to citizens to obey curfew and pleads for peace. • 2 a.m.—Guardsmen protect firefighters. Williams, Rhonda Y. policemen during the curfew. Gangs are rumored to be using walkie talkies to figure out where police and troops are. • Night—Police exchange gunfire with suspected snipers on a roof in the 600 block of W. Lanvale St. People began to report fires after 6 pm. York comes to Baltimore. On April 4, 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. During the riots cars were turned over and set on fire and bottles and rocks were thrown at officers. 5:11 p.m.—Fire in the 1600 block of Eager St. Looting is reported in the 1800 block of Greenmount Ave. Police worry that the National Guard is not protecting all critical spots. • 11:30 a.m.—Soldiers use tear gas to break up a crowd of about 300 blacks who smashed the windows of a grocery at North Ave. and Chester St. A four-alarm fire breaks out at Guilford and Lanvale St. Firemen refuse to fight the fire until the sniper is located. This day also marks the end of marathon duty hours for troops, policemen, and firefighters. Sniper fire breaks out at night for the first time since disturbances began on Saturday. • Night—At least 110 communities across the country are hit by post-assassination violence, with approximately 29 percent of all arrests made in Baltimore. Downtown business area is patrolled by National Guard and members of the 18th Airborne Corps. In the 4800 block of Edmondson Ave., a service station is looted. East Baltimore police send 400-500 Guardsmen armed with bayonets onto Aisquith to 25th St. to stop curfew violators. The riot area comprises 1,000 square blocks, bounded roughly by 25th St. on the north, Poplar Grove St. on the west, Baltimore St. on the south, and Broadway on the east. • Dusk—The number of troops and police is insufficient to quell the disturbances. Around 8 pm, Governor Agnew declared a state of emergency. Within an hour of Mayor D'Allesandro's vote of confidence in the city, 48 are arrested, 19 lootings reported and three new fires set. A graph by police statisticians shows that most riot activity occurs in the city's high crime areas. A major warehouse fire in the 500 block of Wilson St. is reported. • Morning—Nearly 2,000 workers are moved into East Baltimore to clean up and board up damaged buildings. Most of damage is in the city's "poverty belt," officials report. The Bolton Hill Shopping Center is ransacked at McMechen St. Special Municipal Courts convenes—more than 1,800 face charges of curfew violation or possession of stolen property. Taverns along Harford Rd. • 11:10 p.m.—Fire truck returns, but the buildings are lost. Mayor Tommy D'Alessandro reports to a communication center at police headquarters at Fallsway and Fayette. • 9:30 a.m.—A sniper on Aisquith St. sends a bullet into a car. Since Saturday at 5:30 p.m., 510 have been injured, more than 900 fires reported, more than 1,700 cases of looting called in, and more than 3,450 blacks arrested. A number of black community leaders patrol trouble spots with plainclothes black Detroit Riot This riot was before Martin Luther kIng Jr. assasination and the mehem uplifted when police officers raided a bar calld the Blind Pig. As of this day, Hopkins Hospital reports 74 lacerations, 12 gunshot wounds, one tear gas inhalation, three fractures, four stabbings, one bout of hysteria and two burnings resulting in death. They also suffered disproportionately from the decline in Baltimore's manufacturing sector. On April 6, 1968, two days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Baltimore, like many other cities across the country, found itself engulfed in riots. A Timeline of US Race Riots Since 1965. • Morning—Some federal troops begin to move out of Baltimore following a declaration from Gen. Robert H. York that order has been restored to the city. At North Ave., looting is at its heaviest anywhere in the city. Rioting spills up Harford Road as far as Clifton Park and all the way out to Edmondson Village Shopping Center. • 7:30 a.m.—After a lull, looting picks up again • 3:45 p.m.—Renewed looting at Ashland Ave. and Aisquith St., North Ave. and Wolfe St., and Preston and Ensor streets. Damage was estimated at over $12 million (equivalent to $77.5 million today). Gay St. to Broadway appears to be the center of problems. Workers clean up debris from lootings and fires on the west side. • 9:30 a.m.—Sniper fire hits a car in the 1200 block of Aisquith Street. Some looting is seen at Reisterstown Road and Edmondson Ave. The supporting data were compiled mostly from local newspaper accounts of the events. Hospitals on the west side ask for police protection. • 9 a.m.—Several fires are reported on the east side, but the west side is quiet. More than 176 arrests are made after the curfew goes into effect at 7 p.m. Mace is used in a store in the 1300 block of of Pennsylvania Ave., one of the hardest hit areas of the city. The area is evacuated. Agnew reportedly doesn't believe them. • 4:30 p.m.—By this time mobs are everywhere, from the 700 to the 2000 block of Pennsylvania Ave. At Bond and Madison streets a liquor store is burned and looted. • 2:10 p.m.—A liquor store is burned at Chase and Wolfe. 5:50 p.m.—Fire at N. Washington and Eager. These events are sometimes described as the Holy Week Uprising.[1]. From the 2200 to the 1700 block of Monument St., at least 15 stores are looted. J. Timothy Bodie, an old friend of King's father, invited him to make the guest presentation. [7], After action reports credited both the National Guard and active Army forces for being extremely disciplined and restrained in dealing with the disturbance, with only four shots fired by National Guard troops and two by active Army troops. The fire is centered at 1017 E. Lombard St. and burns Smelkinson's Dairy, Attman's Deli, a sandwich shop, and another store next to it. • Morning—A homemade bomb is found in an apartment in the 2700 block of N. Charles St. At Gilmore and Baker streets, six drunk men disturb the peace at a food distribution center. • 2.30 p.m.—A grocery store and home at 1700 Madison Ave., looted Sunday night, are burned. George H. Cook A National Guardsman stands atop the City Hail, where many of the people arrested during the riots have been incarcerated. In the first block of N. Caroline St., a pawn shop owner is ordered by police to hand over all his store's shotguns. The following is a sampling of calls made to the Civil Defense command post in northeast Baltimore after that 4 p.m. curfew: 5:05 p.m.—Fire in 600 block Barnes St. "For the first time, unruly groups of whites and blacks confronted each other in the streets and posed the threat of race rioting," a news account reports. [1], With the spread of civil disturbances across the nation, Maryland National Guard troops were called up for state duty on April 5, 1968, in anticipation of disturbances in Baltimore or the suburban portions of Maryland bordering Washington, D.C.[2], Black Baltimore was quiet on April 5, despite riots in nearby Washington, D.C.[3] One white student at UMBC reported a quiet scene, with noticeable sadness, but little violence or unrest: April 5, "in many cases, was just another day". In the 2100 block of Calvert St., a fire breaks out. Thursday, April 4, 1968 • 3:40 p.m.—Three stores are looted at Guilford and 21st St. and at Fayette and Gilmore. 1415 Maryland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201-5779 They break up by 3:30 p.m. as the police K-9 corps moves in. • 3:30 p.m.—The eastern command post runs out of police cars. Between 4 p.m. and this time, 30 store lootings and five fire bombings are called in to police. A hit-and-run pattern of looting means that there are few clashes between looters and troops. On North and Patterson Park, the 100 block of E. Lanvale St., the 2100 block of Normandy Ave., the first block of N. Hilton St., the 600 block of Mt. Agnew became Nixon's vice presidential running mate in 1968. The riot area comprises 1,000 square blocks, bounded roughly by 23rd St. on the north, Poplar Grove St. on the west, Baltimore St. on the south and Broadway on the east. • Summary: Riot losses are estimated at $10 million, enough to classify Baltimore as a catastrophe area—although it is learned that federal disaster relief does not cover riots and civil disorder. six people died, 700 were injured, and 5,800 were arrested. 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Scarcities of milk and gasoline develop during the day. • 11 p.m.—Brigade of federal troops moves from Druid Lake to the 5th Regiment Armory. • Late afternoon—People hoard food because of curfews and fear. The number of injured reaches 600 shortly before dawn. • Midnight—Despite the curfew, looting and burning start up again. Fire captain is injured by a thrown glass bottle in the 1000 block of N. Gay. It appears that every store between Mt. Drunken looters are seen on the east side from Broadway to Gay. In the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St., a surplus store is hit by a multi-alarm fire. More gunfire is heard at Baker and Gilmore, at  Exeter and Monroe and Fairmount Ave. Tuesday, April 9, 1968 1968 Riot Ribbon   Donations Donations help with web hosting, stamps and materials and … Twenty shotguns are ordered sent up from the Armory, and four cruisers are sent to disperse a crowd of hundreds of youths at Ashland and Central Ave. At Monument and Bond, a pawn shop is looted. Chicago reports losses of $15 million. When it was determined that the state forces could not control the rebellion, Agnew requested Federal troops from President Lyndon B. Johnson. Many businesses reopen along with remaining public schools. • 11 p.m.—Sharp drop in looting and fires between 9 and this point. Gov. of Agriculture sends in trucks with nonperishable food at night. • 5 p.m.—The two men and woman are booked. • 8:30 p.m.—Gov. Some 1,000 to 1,500 business owners are expected to meet at the Pikesville fire hall to discuss ways of getting help and of protecting against future disturbances. Spiro Agnew, the Governor of Maryland, called out thousands of National Guard troops and 500 Maryland State Police to quell the disturbance. Arrests drop from 62 between 4 and 5 p.m. to 21 in the next hour, lootings from 30 to nine and fires from five to one. • Night—Troops ordered to tuck away bayonets, a sign of easing tension. Police in general keep the crowds apart. The 1968 rioting began in East Baltimore, as supermarkets, furniture stores, taverns and other shops were ransacked and burned. Elsewhere, the Pope plans a statement on racism. Many believe it to be the greatest wave of social unrest the United States had experienced since the Civil War. A store is looted in the 4600 block of Park Heights Ave. • 10 a.m.—More sniper fire at Aisquith and Curtain streets. This riots resulted in 472 arrests and 2 dead. • Noon—Fire reported on Fayette east of Broadway. • 9 p.m.—By this point, 1,200 to 1,500 officers are in East Baltimore • National Guard on standby during day More than 700 businesses have been robbed. People poured out of Baltimore, especially whites. • 2:15 p.m.— Three courts close. Gov. A crowd formed on Gay St. in East Baltimore, and by 5 pm some windows on the 400 block had been smashed. • Morning—50 trucks and 200 men move out to begin boarding up looted and burned out buildings. A luncheonette is set on fire, and two blocks north a deli and three houses are burned. Soon after, the city declared a 10 pm curfew and called in 6,000 troops from the national guard. As of this point, 50 policemen and 10 firefighters have been hurt in the riots, none critically. Fires in other areas are sporadic. [8] These forces had received orders to avoid firing their weapons, as part of an intentional strategy to decrease fatalities. A murder is reported at Lucas Tavern in the 400 block of N. Carey St. (The incident is questionably related to the riot). • King speaks during the Baltimore Freedom Rally before a crowd of more than 8,000 at the Baltimore Civic Center. • 11 p.m.—Police struggle with a fire hydrant after firefighters leave for fear of snipers. The notable exceptions were the state's air defense units (which manned surface-to-air missile sites around the state), those units already on duty in the Washington, DC area, and a unit positioned in Cambridge, Maryland (the site of race riots in 1963 and 1967). Minutes later, fire erupts across the street. • Basic Information: The arrest total since 6 p.m. Saturday stands at 4,424. Two separate fires take place at Monument and Bond, and a tavern and package goods store is looted. At Laurens and Stricker, a liquor store is destroyed by fire. At Milton Ave. and Preston St., a food market/five and dime is looted and set ablaze. There is looting in the 500 block of Washington Blvd. Another 800 persons are arrested and taken to the Civic Center, in addition to 3,300 prisoners warehoused at the city jail during the night. CIVIL DISORDER IN BALTIMORE 1968. • 8 p.m.—An outbreak of sniper activity continues until 1 a.m. Looters and fire bombers strike hard in West Baltimore. A tavern on Longwood St. at Westwood is looted. Baltimore erupted in riots a day after the assassination of the Rev. A man is seized in the 600 block N. Carey St. after he pointed a gun at a soldier. Rev. For the first time since railroad strikes in the 1870s, Baltimore is patrolled by federal troops. 1,000 small businesses were damaged or robbed. Material on this site may be quoted or reproduced for personal and educational purposes without prior permission, provided appropriate credit is given. In the 2600 block of Harford Road, a bar that refused to serve blacks is looted. • 9 a.m.—By this point, police report that looting has picked up in the Western District and is causing more devastation than was seen on the east side, which was already damaged by mobs. [1] At one point, a mob of white counter-rioters assembled near Patterson Park; they dispersed after National Guard troops prevented them from entering a black neighborhood. Of the 600 treated in hospitals since Saturday, only 19 had injuries serious enough to require admission. All off-duty firemen are ordered back to duty. • Riots begin in earnest in Baltimore. Some area taverns open, but are ordered to stay closed until further notice. The total number of lootings is 1,214. Pennsylvania and Lafayette show more looting. At North and Baddish, fires are reported. The Baltimore Riot of 1968 was an uprising of black Baltimoreans lasting from April 6 to April 14. In the 1600 block of Warwick Road a house is burned. Army helicopters patrol. There is a looting in the 1800 block of Linden Ave., and another on  Division St. near Lanvale. Fires in the 2700 block of Pennsylvania consume five stores and the apartments above. This episode is just over the county line. Tear gas is used to disperse crowds in the area. Crowds chant "We've got the key to the city" and "We shall overcome." Troops are assigned to ride on fire trucks to protect firefighters. • Summary: Fires, looting large-scale disorderly crowds. An unruly mob gathers in the 2400 block of Barclay St., and a crowd of looters moves in on a warehouse at Guilford and Biddle St. Much of this occurs just 20 minutes before the curfew begins. All are false. Some cars are covered in signs that say "Soul Brother" or "Black Brother," mostly driven by blacks with headlights on as a funeral solute to King. • Before 3 p.m.—More than 50 Guardsmen stand a block away as a store at Fulton Ave. and Baker St. is looted. A fire is reported on Fayette St. east of Broadway. Riots spread west and intensify. • Morning— A "whirlwind tour" is taken by the mayor, who is accompanied by Sen. Joseph Tydings. Between World War II and 1968, Baltimore had changed demographically. Downtown shopping is open for holiday gift buying until 9 p.m., and some shopkeepers along Pennsylvania Ave. and Gay St. are open. • 4:20 p.m.—A black family driving by the area mentioned above is stoned. Around that time, a block away at McHenry and Payson, a fight breaks out between several whites and two blacks. • King gives a speech, "Race and the Church," before a gathering of Methodist clergy at the Baltimore Civic Center. • 8:50 a.m.—A bomb is found in the 2700 block of N. Charles St. Friday, April 5, 1968 The building is looted and burned on Gay St. five blocks below North Ave. Major looting is reported on Lamont St. and Harford Ave. By this point more than 30 have been arrested in the Western District alone. • Afternoon—The Baltimore Orioles home opener against the Oakland Athletics is postponed. In Baltimore from April 6, 1968 to April 14, 1968 there were riots similar to The Freddie Gray riots over a similar issues. Two new fires bring the total to 1,208. • 3 p.m.—Until 3:45 p.m. at Pratt and Pulaski, 250 whites gather and shout "white power," blocking North Ave. On Frederick Ave., a smaller crowd of blacks gathers. The worst of the rioting appears to be taking place on the west side. • 7:15 p.m.—Economy/furniture/appliance store broken into by 50 youths in the 900 block of N. Gay. • 3:10 p.m.—Sniper activity is reported at a fire at Fayette and Pulaski. The Baltimore riot of 1968 was a period of civil unrest that lasted from April 6 to April 14, 1968, in Baltimore. • Noon—Peaceful gathering of 300 at memorial service for King It is based on what little historical information about the unrest is available from common sources. Fire is reported at Falls Road and 41st St. A grocery store is burned at Federal and Barclay. At Ashland and Broadway, a drycleaners is burned. A drugstore at North and Greenmount and a liquor store at Wolfe and Chase streets also are ruined. Four policemen turn them back. State, city and county offices close. They take over the area from 25th St. to North Ave. Baltimore officers and Maryland State Police patrol the area south of North Ave. Guardsmen make a sweep through the east side. Levy, in Baltimore ’68, 12. • 1:20 a.m.—Sniper fire in the 1400 block of E. Oliver St. Sniper not found but an arrest is made. At Baker St. and Fulton there is looting. Other notables: There were seven reports of snipers after the 4 p.m. curfew, with sniper fire beginning in earnest after announcements were made about the situation being under control. Dozens of police raids take place on this morning. Baltimore then becomes relatively quiet. • Afternoon—Fire in the 1600 block of Ingleside Ave. in a carryout shop. opposite Clifton Park are looted by north-going looters from the east side. More than 80 percent of those booked since Saturday are tried. December 20, 1963 An early tour is made by D'Alessandro on Palm Sunday. In the 500 block of Roberts St., soldiers and policemen confront a mob with torches. To date, there have been six deaths, 1,075 lootings, and 1,032 fires. Maryland National Guard troops remained on duty in the city until April 14, when Maryland Governor Spiro Agnew declared the emergency over and sent them home. • After midnight—2200 block North Calvert St., a report of trouble. Approximately 6,000 National Guard troops enter the city, under the command of Maj. Gen. George Gelston. The rioting appears to decline at normal meal times. Black unemployment was more than double the national rate, and even higher in especially poor communities. Firemen respond but pull back when sniper fire continues. In the 900 block of W. North Ave., fires break out at a surplus store and three other buildings at Linden and North Ave. Looters are reported at the market a half block away. At Madison and Gay, windows are kicked in at Midway Gas Station. • 11:30 p.m.—Baltimore Mayor D'Alessandro appears on television. Pratt and Frederick represent a line of demarcation. With the intervention of federal forces, the Maryland National Guard was called into federal duty, resulting in a shift from state control (reporting to the Governor of Maryland) to federal control (reporting through the Army chain of command to the President). Spiro Agnew declares a state of emergency in Baltimore. A dozen troop carriers are dispatched from the Armory. The immediate cause of the riot was the April 4 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, which triggered unrest in over 100 cities across the United States. • 11 a.m.—At Whitelock St. and Callow Ave., a fire is reported at a Buick service station; an unruly crowd gathers near firemen. About 500 of more than 5,700 persons arrested remain to be tried on various charges, mostly for curfew violations. Hundreds of fires are reported. There are 1,150 fires, 1,150 lootings and nearly 5,000 arrests since the riots' beginning. • 4 p.m.—At Monroe and Pratt, a crowd of white youths gather restlessly. • 10:10 p.m.—Gov. Police began to move in. It was not until the following day, April 6, 1968, that the riot broke out. • Summary: Arrests from midnight to 1 p.m. number 105, bringing the total to 5,316. • 6 p.m.—Between 5 and 6 p.m., trouble subsides. Saturday's violence is confined to a 20-by-10 block on the east side spreading to the west side. there are reports of looting and burning. Sniper fire at police cruisers is reported at N. Fulton and Lafayette Ave. [5], The combined National Guard and police force proved unable to contain the uprising and on Sunday, April 7, federal troops were requested. The Civic Center holds an overflow 800 prisoners. Three dwellings at Pennsylvania Ave. and McMechen St. are destroyed. 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