When is MLK day

Standard

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day aka MLK day is observed on the following days in the upcoming years:

  • MLK day 2012 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)  is on Monday, 16 January 2012
  • MLK day 2013 is on Monday, 21 January 2013
  • MLK day 2014 is on Monday, 20 January 2014
  • MLK day 2015 is on Monday, 19 January 2015
  • MLK day 2016 is on Monday, 18 January 2016

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a  federal holiday in the United States, marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The floating holiday is similar to holidays set under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, though the act predated the establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by 15 years. The day is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of Martin Luhor King’s birthday, January 15.
The day was officially observed in all 50 states for the first time in the year 2000.