Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday The third Monday in January
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday The third Monday in January History and Pictures – Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Images and Download free Photo. Born on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. grew to become one of the greatest Social Activists the world has ever known. At 35, he became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace prize. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968 while making a speech from the balcony of his hotel room in Memphis, Tennessee.
His birthday became a National Holiday by an act of Congress in 1983. Many consider it a day to serve your community.