Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on January 15th.

It is a day that we recognize the contributions of African Americans in the United States.

  • It was first a holiday in 1983 by Ronald Regan.  At first some states resisted observing the holiday.  By 2000 all the states had it as a holiday.
  • The holiday is celebrated on his birthday, which changes days every year, which this year is the 18th.  It is normally on the third Monday of January
  • The holiday is celebrated around his birthday, which is January 15th.  It’s one of four US holidays honor an individual person.

3 Responses to “Martin Luther King Jr. Day”

  1. Elisa Says:

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  2. Xavier Says:

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  3. Darin Says:

    When was Martin Luther King Jr. born?
    What did he do that was so famous?

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