MARTIN Luther King Jr has been a leader of the historic civil rights movement for more than a decade.
A national holiday known as Martin Luther King Day is celebrated on the third Monday of January. This year, the holiday falls on Monday, January 17, 2022.
Are shops and businesses closed on Martin Luther King Day?
Most workplaces and federal offices are closed for the day, however, many shops and restaurants will remain open.
US banks and post offices will be closed for the day, but FedEx and UPS will deliver.
Stores including Target and Walmart are open. All operations will return to normal the next day, Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
What is Martin Luther King Day and when does it take place?
Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday honoring the life and work of the civil rights activist.
Martin Luther King Day became a federal holiday in 1983 when President Ronald Reagan signed the bill into law.
The holiday was officially celebrated for the first time in 1986.
It falls on the third Monday of January every year. Therefore, it falls on Monday, January 17, 2022, this year.
Dr. King’s birthday is on January 15, so holidays sometimes happen on that day.
Where is Martin Luther King Day celebrated?
MLK Day is celebrated all over the United States.
At first, some states were against observing the holiday, but in 2000, all 50 states respected the holiday.
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