Google’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Logo

Martin Luther King, Jr Google Logo 2011Today Google has a special logo on Google.com for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Today would be his 82nd birthday celebration. Technically, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15th, but the United States celebrates the first Monday after his birthday as a national holiday for his leadership during the African American civil rights movement. In 1964 he received the Nobel Peace Prize, at that time, he was the youngest person to ever receive the prize.

Mr. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Here is a larger version of the logo on Google’s home page:

Martin Luther King, Jr Google Logo 2011

Yahoo, Bing and Dogpile also have special logos and designs, as I noted. Here they are:

Yahoo MLK Day

Bing MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day Logo '09 Dogpile

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Logos | Microsoft: Bing | Yahoo: General

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