Martin LUther King Jr. Timeline

  • Martin Luther King is Born!!!!

    Martin Luther King is Born!!!!
  • MLK becomes Minister

    MLK becomes Minister
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. decided to become a minister and delivered his first prepared sermon in his father's church, Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, at age 18 in the Summer of 1947
  • "I Have a Dream"

    "I Have a Dream"
    Martin Luther King meets with President John F. Kennedy and after their meeting Dr. King delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to a crowd estimated at 250,000 at the Marched on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
  • Last Speech

    Last Speech
    Dr. King delivers his last speech at a rally at Mason Temple (the national headquarters of the Church of God in Christ), Memphis. The famous and inspiring “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop speech”
  • Martin Luther King Assasinated

    Martin Luther King Assasinated
    While standing on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee Dr. Martin Luther King is shot and killed