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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.

Georgia NAACP meets at Ebenezer (November 16, 1945 to November 17, 1945)
King wins second prize in oratorical contest (January 1, 1946 to December 31, 1946)
King quits job at Atlanta Railway Express Company (June 1, 1946 to August 31, 1946)
National Baptist Convention meets in Atlanta (September 4, 1946 to September 8, 1946)
Eugene Talmadge dies (December 21, 1946)