On the Third Monday of January Martin Luther King Day - in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. - is an official holiday in the US, which is celebrated on the third Monday of Janu…ary. Martin Luther King, Jr. is most famous for his "I had a dream" speech, which stressed that the color of a person's skin is of no importance.
The national observance is on the third Monday in January, by act of Congress. In 2009, the date was January 19, and in 2010 was January 18. It will fall on January 17 in 20…11.
Martin Luther King Jr. day was in January 14!
Martin Luther King day is celebrated to honor the birthday of a veteran leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech on April 3, 1968, the day before he was unfortunately shot in the throat
April 4th 1968
Martin Luther King Jr Day is known to be the 3rd Monday of January, though his birthday is Jan. 15th. This day is known to celebrate his life, his contribution to history and …to the way society works today.
Days of OperationUPS 2011 Holiday Schedule In the United States, UPS observes the following holidays: Memorial Day - May 30, 2011* Independence Day - July 4, 2011* Labor… Day - September 5, 2011* Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2011* Day after Thanksgiving - November 25, 2011** Christmas (observed) - December 26, 2011* New Year's Eve - December 31, 2011 New Year's Day (observed) - January 2, 2012* In addition, the following holidays are recognized, but not observed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK) - January 17, 2011 Chinese's New Year - February 3, 2011 Valentine's Day - February 14, 2011 President's Day - February 21, 2011 Daylight Savings Time begins - March 13, 2011 St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2011 Passover - April 19, 2011 Earth Day - April 22, 2011 Easter - April 24, 2011 Cinco de Mayo - May 5, 2011 Mother's Day - May 8, 2011 Flag Day - June 14, 2011 Father's Day - June 19, 2011 Ramadan begins - August 1, 2011 UPS Founders' Day - August 28, 2011 Rosh Hashanah - September 29, 2011 Yom Kippur - October 8, 2011 Columbus Day - October 10, 2011 Halloween - October 31, 2011 Daylight Savings Time ends - November 6, 2011 Veteran's Day - November 11, 2011 Hanukkah - December 21, 2011 Christmas Eve - December 24, 2011 Kwanzaa - December 26, 2011 *UPS Holiday. UPS Express Critical® available. **UPS Holiday. Delivery and pickup of air and international packages only. For up-to-the-minute information, go to ups.com
Yes, since it is a federal holiday.
yes, it's on the third Monday every January. its basically just a holiday like we have Halloween or Easter.
because DR. martin Luther king had taken a trip to Memphis tennesee and James earl ray shot him because he didn't believed in peace.
because he give us freedom in the united stetes
Martin Luther King, Jr. married Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953.