Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life

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  • Birth

    Born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • College Graduation

    College Graduation
    He graduates from Morehouse College.
  • Marriage

    He marries Coretta Scott.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat.
  • Bombed House

    Bombed House
    Dr. King's home is bombed, but no one was hurt.
  • "Dream" Speech

    "Dream" Speech
    Dr. King gives his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • Nobel Peace Prize

    Nobel Peace Prize
    Dr. King is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Assassination (Killing)

    Assassination (Killing)
    Dr. King is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Federal Holiday

    Federal Holiday
    Congress signed a bill making January 20th, Martin Luther King Day a federal holiday.