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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/martin-luther-king-day

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential ...

www.thekingcenter.org/meaning-king-holiday

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. We commemorate as well the timeless ...

www.thekingcenter.org/king-holiday

Coretta Scott King reflects on the meaning of The King Holiday. "The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope ...

www.infoplease.com/calendar-holidays/major-holidays/history-martin-luther-king-day

It took 15 years to create the federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Congressman John Conyers, Democrat from Michigan, first introduced legislation for a ...

www.npr.org/2017/01/16/510128843/from-dream-to-reality-the-martin-luther-king-holiday

Jan 16, 2017 ... Cokie Roberts remembers the political climate in 1983 when the bill to give Martin Luther King Junior his own holiday finally passed, and the ...

www.bart.gov/news/articles/2017/news20170113

Jan 13, 2017 ... BART will run a modified Saturday schedule on the Martin Luther King holiday, Monday, January 16, 2017. The system will open at 6am and ...

constitutioncenter.org/blog/how-martin-luther-king-jr-s-birthday-became-a-holiday-3

Jan 16, 2017 ... The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie ...

time.com/4632373/mlk-first-holiday-celebration

Jan 13, 2017 ... Although King was assassinated in 1968, legislation designating the third Monday in January—near his Jan. 15 birthday—as a legal holiday to ...

www.thoughtco.com/martin-luther-king-day-federal-holiday-45159

Feb 4, 2017 ... On Nov. 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill making Martin Luther King Day a federal holiday, effective Jan. 20, 1986. As a result of ...