An unexploded bomb is found on the front porch of the King's home.
Dr. King is elected President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Time magazine features Dr. King on its front cover.
Dr. King gives a speech entitled "Give us the Ballot" at the Lincoln
Memorial in Washington D.C. to celebrate the third anniversary of the
Supreme Court's desegregation decision.
Dr. King holds a conference with the Vice President of the United States,
Richard M. Nixon.
A second child, Martin Luther III is born to Dr. and Mrs. King.
Dr. King is released on $100 bond after being arrested for loitering
- although this was later changed to failure to obey an officer.
Dr. King is convicted after pleading "not guilty" to the charge of failure
to obey an officer. Montgomery Police Commissioner, Clyde C. Sellers,
paid the fine, whilst Dr. King objected.
Publication of Dr. King's book "Stride towards Freedom"
Dr. King is stabbed in the chest whilst autographing copies of his book
in Harlem by forty two year old Mrs. Izola Curry. His condition was
serious, not critical.
Dr. King meets President of the United Auto Workers Union, Walter Reuther,
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Dr. and Mrs. King spend time in India as guests of Prime Minister Nehru,
studying the non-violence teachings of Ghandi.
The King family relocates to Atlanta, where Dr. King becomes co-pastor
with his father, of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.
An arrest warrant is issued for Dr. King's arrest on charges that he
had falsified his 1956 and 1958 Alabama state income tax returns.
Dr. King is acquitted of the tax evasion charge.
Dr. King has a conference with John F. Kennedy, candidate for President
of the United States regarding racial issues.
Dr. King is arrested on a charge of violating the state's trespass law,
whilst at an Atlanta sit-in.
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The demonstrators are released except for Dr. King, who is held on a
charge of violating a probated sentence in a traffic arrest case. He
is transferred to Reidsville State Prison, then later released on a