Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.

By ljp0605
  • Martin Luther King Jr. is born

    On January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia to Alberta and Michael Luther King.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. graduates high school at age 15

    Martin Luther King Jr. graduates from Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 15. He would go on to Morehouse College shortly after.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. enters Morehouse College

    After graduation, Martin Luther King Jr. would go on to Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia
  • King graduates from Morehoue

    King graduates from Morehoue
    At the age of 18, Martin Luther King Jr. graduates from Morehouse College with a Bachlor's Degree in Sociology. He would continue his education at Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • King becomes a minister

    King becomes a minister
    Martin Luther king Jr. becomes a ministerof Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama after graduating from Crozer Theological Seminary
  • King boycotts Montgomery buses

    King boycotts Montgomery buses
    At the age of 26, Martin Luther King Jr. leads boycott of segregated Montgomery buses. It started on December 1 of 1955 and lasted for one year. Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • I Have a Dream

    I Have a Dream
    Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington attended by 200,000 protesters. I Have a Dream
  • King wins Nobel Peace Prize

    King wins Nobel Peace Prize
    Martin Luther King Jr. is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the youngest to win this prize at the age of 35. He recieved over 54,000 dollars that he donated to his civil rights campaign.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. dies

    Martin Luther King Jr. dies
    Marting Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.