Martin Luther King Jr. TimeLine

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In History
  • Born

    Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929.
  • Publishes letter

    In 1946, Martin Luther King Jr. letter concerning minority's right was published by the Atlantic Constitution.
  • became a pastor

    In 1948 Martin Luther King Jr. was ordained and became a assistant pastor.
  • meets with President

    King along with other civil rights activist meet with President Eisenhower in Washington D.C.
    For more information on King's contribution to the Civil Rights Movement, read https://castle.eiu.edu/~wow/classes/fa03/mlkcontributions.html
  • "Man of the Year"

    King is named the man of the year by Time Magazine
  • Nobel Peace Prize Winner

    King wins Nobel Peace Prize.
  • "Ive been to the Mountaintop" speech

    King delivers speech "I've been to the Mountaintop" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgVrlx68v-0
  • MLK buried in Atlanta

    King was killed on April 4, 1968 and was then buried in Atlanta, Georgia on April 7, 1968.