1929: Year the civil rights activist was born on Jan. 15

1955: Year he led the Montgomery Bus Boycott, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing give up her seat to a white man

1963: Year he gave his “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

1964: Year he became the youngest man to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

1968: Year he was assassinated in Memphis

Source: Wikipedia