- Written by The Skanner
1929. Martin Luther King, Jr. is born to Rev. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr. (formerly Alberta Christine Williams) on Jan. 15 in Atlanta, Georgia.
1935 – 1944 . Dr. King attends the segregated David T. Howard Elementary School in Atlanta, the University Laboratory School, and Booker T. Washington High School.
1947 . Dr. King is licensed to preach. . . .