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Chronology

This chronology of Martin Luther King, Jr. is compiled from the day to day chronologies featured in our published print volumes. It currently spans through December 1960 and will be updated with each volume release.

King enrolls in classes for first term of second year at Crozer (September 13, 1949 to November 23, 1949)
King named chairman of Crozer devotional committee (September 13, 1949 to November 23, 1949)
King audits course at University of Pennsylvania (September 26, 1949 to June 10, 1950)
King attends A. J. Muste lecture at Crozer (November 1, 1949 to November 30, 1949)
King enrolls in classes for second term of second year at Crozer (November 29, 1949 to February 15, 1950)
King reads Karl Marx during Christmas vacation (December 23, 1949 to January 2, 1950)
King hears Mordecai Johnson preach on Gandhi (March 1, 1950 to May 31, 1950)
King elected student body president at Crozer (May 1, 1950 to May 31, 1950)
King serves as assistant pastor of Ebenezer (June 1, 1950 to August 31, 1950)

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