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On Jan. 18th (@_Sierraaaa birthday! Follow her), 2010 the U.S. is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday in honor of the famous Baptist preacher and civil rights pioneer. (as of January 18 at 19:14 UTC)
Category: Politics | Trend originated by @PaulEmas | Most recent: August 28 at 12:25 UTC | First appearance: January 19 at 07:45 UTC | Last defined: January 18 at 19:14 UTC | Permalink
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Apr
4
43 years ago today Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis.
Defined by @nwjerseyliz via web April 4 at 20:53 UTC
Apr
4
43 years ago today Dr. Martin Luther King JR. was assassinated in Memphis, TN.
Defined by @TikTakNC via Twitter for iPhone April 4 at 15:52 UTC
Apr
4
Today (4/4/11) is the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King.
Defined by Anonymous via web April 4 at 15:39 UTC
Apr
4
Martin Luther King died on this day, in 1968. Also, the movie about him called Memphis has been cancelled.
Defined by @Gino_r via web April 4 at 13:01 UTC
Apr
4
A movie about Martin Luther King that was in the making, has been cancelled.
Defined by @Gino_r via web April 4 at 12:58 UTC
Jan
17
+1 year
The third Monday in January is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US, a national holiday remembering the famous Baptist preacher and civil rights pioneer.
Defined by @thisisrjg via web January 17 at 16:05 UTC
Jan
17
+1 year
The third Monday in January is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US, a national holiday remembering of the famous Baptist preacher and civil rights pioneer.
Defined by @thisisrjg via web January 17 at 09:48 UTC
Jan
19
+12 months
A sampling of events throughout the Washington region in celebration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
Defined by @santiagocone via web January 19 at 02:14 UTC
Jan
18
+12 months
On Jan. 18th 2010 the U.S. is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday in honor of the famous Baptist preacher and civil rights pioneer.
Defined by @Boyinblue via UberTwitter January 18 at 19:22 UTC
Jan
18
+12 months
On Jan. 18th (@_Sierraaaa birthday! Follow her), 2010 the U.S. is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday in honor of the famous Baptist preacher and civil rights pioneer.
Defined by @_Sierraaaa via UberTwitter January 18 at 19:14 UTC
Jan
18
+12 months
On Jan. 18th, 2010 the U.S. is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday in honor of the famous Baptist preacher and civil rights pioneer.
Defined by Anonymous via web January 18 at 17:58 UTC
Jan
18
+12 months
On Jan. 18th, 2010 the U.S. is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday in honour of the famous civil rights pioneer. President Barack Obama has given a special address to mark the occasion.
Defined by @rnbw_daydreamer via web January 18 at 10:15 UTC
Jan
15
+12 months
Today is Dr. MLK Jr's actual birthday. He was a civil rights pioneer, Morehouse College Alum, & member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Defined by @PaulEmas via UberTwitter January 15 at 17:42 UTC
Jan
15
+12 months
Nobel Peace Prize winner!
Defined by @Kongress13 via UberTwitter January 15 at 16:34 UTC
Jan
15
+12 months
Today is Dr. MLK Jr's actual birthday. He was a civil rights pioneer, Morehouse College Alum, & member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Defined by @BritAdriaMarshe via UberTwitter January 15 at 14:35 UTC
Jan
15
+12 months
Today is Dr. MLK Jr's actual birthday. He is a civil rights pioneer & member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Defined by @The_Pink_Ice via UberTwitter January 15 at 14:30 UTC
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15
+12 months
Today is Dr. MLK Jr's actual birthday.
Defined by @Shaa_Nichole via UberTwitter January 15 at 14:27 UTC
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+6 months
July 7 - Martin Luther King III spoke at Michael Jackson's memorial service.
Defined by Anonymous via web July 7 at 20:49 UTC

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