Martin Luther King Day
Date When Observed and Celebrated: The third Monday in January.
Born on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. grew to become one of the greatest Social Activists the world has ever known. At 35, he became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace prize. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968 while making a speech from the balcony of his hotel room in Memphis, Tennessee.
His birthday became a National Holiday by an act of Congress in 1983. Many consider it a day to serve your community.
Quote for Today: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy." - - Martin Luther King Jr.
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What happened on this Day? This Day in History
Recipe of the Day: Beef Stroganoff
Plant of the Day: Borage
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