Martin Luther King wrote a letter while in Birmingham jail after being arrested during the Birmingham campaign. The letter is famous for the King's strong words surrounding his current campaign.
King visits India to meet the President and various Gandhi followers. King was known to be influenced by Gandhi saying that Gandhi was "the guiding light of our technique of non-violent social change".
Martin Luther King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, in 1964, for his efforts in the Civil Rights movement.
Martin Luther King had his last speech commonly call the "I've been to the mountaintop" speech on April 3rd, 1968. This was one day before his death.