Martin Luther King Jr Facts History and Wishes SMS 2018
Martin Luther King His Original name was Michael
His original name was Michael, not Martin. His father was also Michael King, so his name was Michael Luther not martin Luther king jr. However, after a trip to the Germany in year 1931, Michael King Sr. changed his own and his son name in homage to historic German theologian Martin Luther.
Tried to Commit suicide
At the age of 12, he tried to commit suicide. It was May of 1941 when his grandmother passed away from heart attack. When he came back from his school and learned his grandmother had died, he went upstairs( second story ) and jumped.
His Smoking Habit
He used to smoking regularly, though had a habit of hiding this due to the stigma, particularly within the church at the time, but also because he didn’t want his children to take up this habit, and so didn’t like pictures of himself doing it.
Skipped Two Grades
King Martin Jr. skipped two grades in his high school, 9th and 11th, and he entered Moorehouse College at the age of 15. By 19, he received a bachelor’s degree in sociology.
Got C in Public Speaking
He got a “C” in public speaking during his first year at seminary. This wasn’t because he was actually bad at public speaking. His father noted that even before going to seminary King Jr. was one of the best public speakers. Whatever caused the professor to give him a “C”, by his final year King had straight A’s.
Honeymoon At Funeral
His honeymoon was spent at a funeral parlor. It was not because someone died, his friend had parlor and he offered him use it for honeymoon.
His Mother also got Murdered
His mother, Alberta Williams King, was also murdered. She was killed when she was attending church in Atlanta in 1974 and was killed by a 23 year old man.
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