October 14: Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize, 1964
By Sentinel News Service
Published October 14, 2021
** FILE ** In this Oct. 24, 1966 file photo, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is shown in Atlanta. (AP Photo/file)
October 14: Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize, 1964. At the age of 35, Dr. King received the national award for his work in leading the civil rights movement. At the time, he was the youngest person to receive that honor.