Dr. Martin Luther King Timeline
1929- Born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia.
1944- Graduated from Booker T. Washington high school and then he got admitted to Morehouse College when he was 15 years old.
1948- Graduated from Morehouse College and enters Crozier Theological Seminary. He got ordained to the Baptist Ministry on February 25, 1948 at the age of 19.
1951- He entered Boston University for Graduate studies.
1964- On January 3rd, he ended up on the front cover of the Time Magazine as the Man of the Year.
He attended the signing ceremony of the civil rights act of 1964 at the White House on July 2nd.
During that summer he got rejection by black people when he is stoned by black muslims in Harlem.
1965- Dr. Martin Luther king fo arrested in Selma, Alabama during a voting right demonstration.
When President Johnson signs the Voting Right demonstration into law, Martin turns socioeconomic problems.
1967- On november 27, 1967 Martin announces the inception of the poor people company focusing on jobs and freedom.
1968- In March, he lead a march that turned violent. This was the first time one of his events turned violent.
At sunset Dr. Martin Luther King was shot while standing on the Lorraine Hotel balcony in Memphis Tennessee. he died in 1968.