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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY – Third Monday in January

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Third Monday in January

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on the third Monday in January.  Martin Luther King Jr.(January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was established as a U.S. federal holiday in 1986. Hundreds of streets in the U.S. have been renamed in his honor.

DATES
January 19, 2015
January 18, 2016
January 16, 2017
January 15, 2018
January 21, 2019

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