Martin Luther King Jr. Timeline

  • Marin Luther KIng was born

    Marin Luther KIng was born
    Martin luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Graduates from Morehouse College

    Graduates from Morehouse College
  • King is ordained

    King is ordained
    King is ordained at the age of 19
  • King receives his PhD

    King receives his PhD
    King receives his PhD. He begins ministering at the Dexter Avenue Church, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • District court rules bus segregations

    District court rules bus segregations
    District court rules bus segregation is unconstitutional
  • Civil Rights

    Civil Rights
    Civil Rights Commission is created by the federal government.
  • King`s Book Published

    King`s Book Published
    King’s book, “Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story” is published.
  • King was arrested multiple times

    King was arrested multiple times
    Dr. King was arrested numeroustimes during Civil Rights Movement.
  • Kind receives doctorate degrees

    Kind receives doctorate degrees
    Received 20 honorary doctorate degrees.
  • "I have a dream" speech

    "I have a dream" speech
    March on Washington “I Have a Dream”
  • Peace Prize

    Peace Prize
    Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • King`s Death

    King`s Death
    Dr. King is fatally shot in Memphis, Tennessee
  • King`s Funeral

    King`s Funeral
    Dr. King’s funeral is an international event