ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
June 5, 1968
Robert F. Kennedy is Shot at the Ambassador Hotel
In Los Angeles, California
On this day in 1968, after having won the California Democratic primary the day before, Robert F. Kennedy was
shot after addressing his supporters in the ballroom of the Ambassador Hotel. He died the next day.
The assassin was a 24-year-old Palestinian by the name of Sirhan Bishara Sirhan.