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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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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, ...

Martin Luther King Day in the United States - Timeanddate.com

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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 ...

The Meaning of The King Holiday | The Martin Luther King Jr. Center ...

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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 ...

How MLK Day Became a Holiday | TIME

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Jan 19, 2015 ... Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day is no long-standing tradition. The holiday is a little more than three decades old, and its establishment ...

Martin Luther King Jr. - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Martin Luther King Jr., including videos, ... each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a U.S. federal holiday since 1986.

Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr 2017 – Public Holidays USA

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Every January, the American federal holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, officially known as the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated. Exactly what is ...

How Martin Luther King Day Became a Federal Holiday

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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 this bill, ...

How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday became a holiday

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Jan 15, 2014 ... 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 ...

From the Archives: President Reagan Designates Martin Luther King ...

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Jan 13, 2012 ... President Ronald Reagan signs legislation to create a federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Rose Garden of the White House ...

Presidential Proclamation -- Martin Luther King Jr., Federal Holiday ...

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Jan 15, 2016 ... With profound faith in our Nation's promise, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led a non-violent movement that urged our country's ...

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Making of The King Holiday | The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for ...

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April 8, 1968 – Four days after Dr. King is assassinated, Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) introduces first legislation providing for a Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday - Infoplease

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

A Brief History Of Martin Luther King Day - TIME

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Jan 18, 2010 ... "This is not a black holiday; it is a people's holiday," said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law ...