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.

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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