When was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?

Answer Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968; he was shot while standing on the balcony of the motel section of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. King was in Memphis to support... Read More »

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What year did Martin Luther King's house get bombed?

Martin Luther King Jr.'s house in Montgomery, Alabama, was bombed Jan. 30, 1956, while King was speaking at a meeting. No one, including King's wife and daughter, was injured in the bombing.Source:... Read More »

In what year was Martin Luther King's birthday first celebrated as a holiday?

Congress passed a law to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1983. Known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it was first observed as a federal holiday on Jan. 20, 1986, although King's actual birthday wa... Read More »

How to Appreciate Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) is one of America's most influential leaders who dedicated his life to helping others and fighting for racial equality. On Martin Luther... Read More »

When is martin luther king's day?

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday of January, in honor of his birthday on January 15. President Ronald Reagan signed a bill establishing the holiday on November 3, 1984.... Read More »