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Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year marks the 51st anniversary of Dr. King's Assassination. He would have been 90 this year.


Born: Michael King Jr.
January 15, 1929
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Died: April 4, 1968 (aged 39)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

By Marion S. Trikosko [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Photograph shows head-and-shoulders portrait of King leaning on a lectern.
No known restrictions on publication.
Title from contact sheet folder caption.; U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.
Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 11696, frame 9A.

Earlier Event: December 6
13th Amendment Day