On This Date in Legal History

On November 2, 1983, President Reagan signed into law a bill making Dr. King’s birthday a federal holiday.  He delivered a speech that day which paid homage to Dr. King’s accomplishments that you can read at https://goo.gl/WkDCMY.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

You should also take a look at the congressional history leading up to the passage of this bill at https://goo.gl/ojTSKG. Martin Luther King Day is always celebrated on the third Monday in January.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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