Martin Luther King was born on 15th of January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia
King became a minister in his father's church
He became a minister in his father's church, Ebenezer Baptist Church when he was 18 years old.
King graduated from Morehouse College. That he started when he was 15 years old. He graduated when he was 19.
Martin King Jr. married Coretta Scott and lived in Montgomery, Alabama.
King became pastor of Baptist in a church at Montgomery, Alabama
King became a pastor of a Baptist church in Montgomery, Alabama.
Receiving of the Ph.D role
Martin Luther King received his Ph.D. from Boston University
President of the Montgomery Improvement Association
King was elected president of the Montgomery Improvement Association
Martin Luther King forms the Southern Christian Leadership
King forms the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to fight segregation and achieve civil rights. On May 17,King speaks to a crowd of 15,000 in Washington, D.C.
King got arrested for the first time
King, Ralph Abernathy, Albany Movement president William G. Anderson, and other protesters are arrested by Laurie Pritchett during a campaign in Albany, Georgia.
King was jailed for the second time
King is arrested at an Albany, Georgia prayer and he went to jail. After spending two weeks in jail, King is released.
I Have A Dream speech
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom attracted more than 200 000 demonstrators to the Lincoln Memorial. The march was supported by all major civil rights organizations as well as by many labor and religious groups. King delivers his "I Have a Dream" speech.
After the march, King and other civil rights leaders met President John F. Kennedy and Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson in the White House.
King is named "Man of the Year" by Time Magazine.
King's third arrest
King was arrested and jailed for demanding service at a white-only restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida.
King's Nobel Prize
King receives the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway. He declares that "every penny" of the $54,000 award will be used in the ongoing civil rights struggle.
King publicly opposes the Vietnam War at a mass rally at the Ninth Annual Convention of SCLC in Birmingham.
King and his wife moved into an apartment at 1550 South Hamlin Avenue in Chicago to draw attention to the city's poor housing conditions.
King meets Nation of Islam leader
In Chicago, King meets Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad
King and his friends resume March Against Fear
King, Floyd McKissick from CORE and Stokely Carmichael from SNCC resume James Meredith’s "March Against Fear" from Memphis to Jackson, Mississippi, after Meredith was shot and wounded near Memphis.
KIng's plan in Washington D.C
King publicly reveals his plans to organize a mass civil disobedience campaign, the Poor People's Campaign, in Washington, D.C., to force the government to end poverty.
King leads a protest
King leads a march of six thousand protesters in support of striking sanitation workers in Memphis. The march descends into violence and looting, and King was rushed from the scene
King's speech, 1 day before he died
King returned to Memphis, determined to lead a peaceful march. During an evening rally at Mason Temple in Memphis, King delivers his final speech, "I’ve Been to the Mountaintop."
King was shot
King was shot and killed while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis.