Martin Luther King Jr

  • Birth name: Michael Luther King, Jr
  • American


Martin Luther King Jr was a Baptist minister, great orator and Civil Rights leader. He is notable for leading monumental social and political change through non-violent means. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Montgomery, AL
Significant name Pastorium, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Montgomery, AL
Significant name Martin Luther King Jr Historic District (Boundary Increase) Atlanta, GA
1929/01/15 Martin Luther King Jr is born at his grandparents home in an upstairs bedroom at 501 Auburn Ave. Born Martin Luther King Jr's Birthplace Atlanta, GA Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday
1939/12/15 Ebenezer Baptist Church Choir, an all-black boys choir directed by the Revend Martin Luther King Sr, sings at the premiere of Gone With The Wind. Singer Gone with the Wind (film) Degive's Grand Opera House Atlanta, GA Gone with the Wind Premiere
1941/05/18 Michael King Jr's (MLK) grandmother dies of a heart attack. Soon afterwards the King family moves to a new home at 193 Boulevard. Home Martin Luther King Jr Historic District Atlanta, GA
1953/06/18 Coretta Scott marries Martin Luther King outside her parents' house in Heiberger, Alabama. Groom
1958/02/11 Prohibited by the city from speaking publicly in Greensboro, Rev Martin Luther King delivers a speech, "A Realistic Look At Race Relations", at the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel, Bennett College. Speaker Bennett College Historic District Greensboro
1961/11/10 Martin Luther King Jr addresses an overflowing crowd in the Grand Ballroom, one of several places where he will speak on his only visit to Seattle. Speaker Eagles Auditorium Building Seattle
1963/08/27 During his stay at the Willard Hotel, Martin Luther King Jr works on his speech for the March on Washington. Author I have a Dream (King speech) Willard Hotel Washington, DC
1963/08/28 Martin Luther King, Jr speaks on the second day of the Great March on Washington. Author I have a Dream (King speech) Lincoln Memorial Washington, DC March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
1965/03/25 25,000 protesters arrive at the foot of the capitol steps on Dexter Ave in the Third Selma to Montgomery March. Protester Alabama State Capitol Montgomery, AL
1968/00/00 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr preaches his last Sunday sermon from the Canterbury Pulpit. Vocation Washington National Cathedral Washington, DC
1968/02/23 In his last major public address, Dr Martin Luther King Jr is the keynote speaker at a Carnegie Hall benefit to mark the 100th birthday of W E B DuBois. Speaker Carnegie Hall New York City
1968/04/04 Martin Luther King Jr is assassinated by James Earl Ray. Died The Lorraine Motel Memphis, TN
1968/04/05 Mahalia Jackson sings "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" at King's funeral, Ebenezer Baptist Church. In Memoriam Take My Hand, Precious Lord Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta Atlanta, GA Funerals of Martin Luther King Jr

1 Creative Work by Martin Luther King Jr »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
I have a Dream (King speech) Author Speech 1963/08/28
  • 1000 or so Notable Essays, Treatises and Eruditions

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