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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 enrolls in second course at Harvard University (September 22, 1952 to January 26, 1953)
King's parents visit Boston (November 1, 1952 to November 30, 1952)
King enrolls in final course at Harvard University (January 26, 1953 to June 2, 1953)
King and Coretta Scott are engaged (April 1, 1953 to April 30, 1953)
King attends conference at Virginia Union University (June 1, 1953 to August 31, 1953)