9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King 1

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King’s birth name was actually Michael King Jr. King’s father named him after Protestant Reformation Leader Martin Luther.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

King enrolled at Morehouse College at age 15 and graduated at the of 19 with a degree of sociology.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

King was a huge fan of the television show Star Trek.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

Reverend King is still the youngest male to win the Noble Peace Prize.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

King was jailed 29 times for acts of civil disobedeince due to trumped up charges.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

900 estimated streets are name after Dr. Martin Luther King in the United States and Puerto Rico.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

South Carolina was the last state to recognize MLK day back in the year 2000.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Day is also honored in Canada, Japan, Toronto and Hiroshima.

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King is the only U.S. citizen who never held public office to have a federal holiday name after him.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King

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