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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 ...

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Jan 13, 2017 ... In 2017, Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on Jan. 16. Here's how the first national observation of MLK Day, in 1986, was marked.

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.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 ...

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 ...

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

Who originated the idea of a national holiday in honor of MLK?

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Did your organization host an MLK Day service event this year? If so, we want to hear ... Free Lesson Plans. Inspired by the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/martin-luther-king-jr-day-robert-e-lee-birthday-holiday

Jan 13, 2017 ... For most people in the United States, Monday, January 16, is a holiday known as Martin Luther King Day (often abbreviated MLK Day).