When was Martin Luther King's birthday?

Answer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the minister who led the civil rights movement of the 1960s, was born on Jan.15, 1929. He was the youngest man to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, which he received at 3... Read More »

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Why do we celebrate Martin Luther King's birthday?

Few historical figures are as inspiring as Dr. Martin Luther King. On January 18th each year, Americans of all colors and creeds join in communities, in schools, in synagogues and in mosques to cel... Read More »

When is the holiday for Martin Luther King's birthday?

The holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday is observed on the third Monday in January. The date was chosen to honor King's birth date of January 15, and the holiday was successfully passed i... Read More »

Is Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday a federal holiday?

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management lists Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday among the federally established public holidays for federal employees. In 1994, Congress designated the holiday as a... Read More »