1. When he was born the doctor wrote 'Michael' instead of Martin on his birth certificate. He changed it when he was older.
2. Dr. King was against the United State's involvement in the Vietnam War.
3. More than 730 American cities have streets named after him.
4. The night before he was killed, Dr. King spoke about his death.
5. Martin Luther King, Jr. continued to receive awards after his death. In 1977, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter.