Jan 16th- Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a Federal holiday, observed on the third Monday of January each year, was first observed January 20th, 1986.

Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize recipient for his work combating racial inequality, delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” in 1963 at The March on Washington, which he also helped organize.

Dr. King was a mere 39 years old when he was assassinated on April 4th, 1968.

More can be learned about the fascinating life of this impressive leader and American hero by reading his autobiography available on Amazon- The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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