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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 begins dating Coretta Scott (February 1, 1952 to February 29, 1952)
King enrolls in Harvard University course (February 4, 1952 to June 10, 1952)
King joins Alpha Phi Alpha (June 22, 1952)
King fills temporary Ebenezer post (July 12, 1952 to September 7, 1952)
Coretta Scott meets the King family (August 1, 1952 to August 31, 1952)
King preaches at Worcester's John Street Baptist Church (September 1, 1952 to November 30, 1952)