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January 15, 1929: ·Martin Luther King, Jr. is born 

September 20, 1944: ·King enters Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia 

June 1948: ·King graduates from Morehouse College with a Bachelor'sDegree in sociology 

September 1948: ·King enters Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania 

June 1951: ·King graduates with a Bachelor's Degree in Divinity studies 

September1951: ·King enters Boston University 

June 18, 1953: ·King marries Coretta Scott in Marion, Alabama 

May 17, 1954: ·United States Supreme Court rules segregation unconstitutional in Brown v. Board ofEducation of Topeka, Kansas 

October 31, 1954: ·King becomes pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery Alabama 

June 5, 1955: ·King receives his PhD from Boston University November 17, 1955: ·King's first child, Yolanda Denise, is born 

December 1, 1955: ·Rosa Parks is arrested for disobeying segregationist policies on a
Montgomery bus 

December 5, 1955: ·Montgomery BusBoycott begins 

January 30, 1956: ·King's home is bombed 

November 13, 1956: ·United States Supreme Court rules bus segregation unconstitutional 

January 1957: ·Southern Christian LeadershipConference forms in Atlanta, electing King president 

February 1957: ·King is featured on the cover of Time Magazine 

October 23, 1957: ·King's second child, Martin Luther King III, is born September 17, 1958: ·King's first book, Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story is published 

September 20, 1958: ·A mentally ill black woman stabs King in at a Harlem book- signing February 1959: ·King studies non-violent tactics during a trip to India 

January 1960: ·King returns to Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta 

October 19, 1960: ·King is arrested in Atlanta, at one ofhundreds of sit-ins that occur throughout the year 

January 30, 1961: ·King's third child, Dexter Scott, is born 

May 1961: ·King assists in negotiations for the Freedom Riders 

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