Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on Thursday, April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King was in Memphis with members of the Southern Christian Leader... More »

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Interesting facts about the childhood of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. can be found at websites such as History Channel, Today I Found Out and Ducksters. In addition to facts about his childhood, these site... More »

Unusual and little-known facts about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. include the fact that he was a frequent smoker. In addition, he had run-ins with the FBI after his "I Have a Dream" speech. More »

Martin Luther King Jr. was not immediately killed when he was shot on the evening of April 4th, 1968, as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, notes About.com. The civil rights leader was transported to St. Jose... More »

Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated shortly after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968 while standing on the second-floor balcony of room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Prior to his death, King had re... More »

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Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated on April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. James Earl Ray plead guilty to murdering King and was sentenced to 99 years in the Tennessee State Penitentiary. More »

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The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968, sparked riots across the United States. Some of the heaviest riots immediately following the assassination occur... More »

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