This Day in History
Martin Luther King


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Born
January 15, 1929

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He went on to become the most famous civil rights leader of the twentieth century and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. King died in 1968 from an assassin’s bullet.





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