On 9 April 1865, the Fifth Doctor prevented U.S. President Abraham Lincoln from being assassinated by Aaron Eddowes, in Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the defeated Confederate States of America. (PROSE: Blood and Hope)
Behind the scenes
- 1925 - Actor Derek Murcott was born.
- 1928 - Actor Aubrey Woods was born.
- 1941 - Actor Hannah Gordon was born.
- 1944 - Voice actor Peter Messaline was born.
- 1966 - "The Hall of Dolls" was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1966 - Part four of TV Comic story Plague of the Black Scorpi was first released.
- 1972 - Actor Neve McIntosh was born.
- 1993 - Actor Will Merrick was born.
- 2005 - The Unquiet Dead was first broadcast on BBC One. Later, TARDIS Tales aired on BBC Three.
- 2011 - Actor Yolande Palfrey died.
- 2013 - WC: Strax Field Report: Trafalgar Square was first released on YouTube.