12 inspirational & famous quotes of Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr, civil rights leader was only 39, when he was assassinated on April 4, 1968. He always stood for the values like equality, acceptance, non-violent, protest, that has been echo throughout his time period. Here are several inspirational quotes of the activist he spoke in his short life.
Celebrate Martin Luther king Jr Holiday 16 January 2017
Today is the day of Martin Luther King Jr, January 16, 2017. Banks, government offices and courts remain close the whole day. Today is to celebrate the life and working of Martin Luther King Jr. He was born in Atlanta in 1929.
He started his career his countrified career in Montgomery, Alabama in 1954. King was chosen by Montgomery’s community leaders to systematize the after effects of bus boycott. He was the most influential and inspired voice in an attempt to diminish segregation in the United States. He was also rewarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
Changes in Transportation
Traffic will remain two-way the whole day in Washington DC’s roads together with Connecticut Avenue, Canal Road and Rock Creek Parkway. The 95 Express Lanes manage on a normal Monday schedule i.e. they will overturn the lanes from northbound to southbound at 11.am.
On Metro system will open at 5 a.m. and close at midnight. Train will scuttle on a Saturday agenda with no vocation planned. Metro Bus will scuttle on Saturday supplemental plan. It will run on its normal hours, but payment trips will be stopped except demanded.
All recreational areas i.e. administrative offices and aquatic facilities will remain close. All synthetic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts and basketball courts will remain open. Most of the government authorities will remain close the whole day.
190th birthday of Sandford Fleming, the inventor of standard time zone
Sir Sandford Fleming the inventor of standard time zone was born in kirkcaldy on 7th January 1827. He was a Scottish born Canadian engineer first projected the time zone that is still being used all around the world. He proposed the idea of time zone in February 1879 at a meeting of Royal Canadian Institute.
In ancient times people rely on sun to measure the time. Fleming planned the idea that the world will be alienated into 24 time zones starting from Greenwich Meridian and break them all at 15 degree intervals. Fleming’s proposal was taken up at the International Prime Meridian Conference on January 1, 1985 and 25 nations had attended it. Google shaped the idea of celebrating 190th birthday of Sandford Fleming.
5 facts that you must be acquainted with about Sandford Fleming
- Fleming achieved the reputation as one of the primary railway engineers of his times. He was also the in-charge of first survey of Canadian railway roving crossways the continent — Canadian Pacific Railway.
- Fleming also designed the first Canadian postage stamp and it was affirmed in 1851.
- The price of the stamp was three pennies and beaver, the National animal of Canada was representing that stamp.
- Fleming discovered the Royal Institute in 1894, which turn out to be the world’s prominent center for scientist.
- Fleming was appointed as the Chancellor of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario after introverted from Canadian Pacific Railways in 1880. And he depleted his time in scientific projects and writings as well.