On January 15, 1929, civil rights leader Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University and listen to a clip from King's 1963 'I Have a Dream' speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
On January 15, 1991, the deadline issued by United
Nations for Iraq to withdraw its troops from of Kuwait expired.
After Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, the United Nations Security
Council passed Resolution
678, giving Iraq until January 15, 1991 to leave.