On this day: December 5, 2013 “What I will remember most about Mr. Mandela is that he was a man whose heart, soul and spirit could not be contained or restrained by racial and economic injustices, metal bars or the burden of hate and revenge. He taught us forgiveness on a grand scale.” –Muhammad Ali
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a United States Federal Holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King’s birthday, January 15.
Muhammad Ali celebrates his 22nd birthday with a cake decorated with a boxing ring and two fighters in Miami Beach. Boxer Sonny Liston is depicted in a horizontal position and Ali is the winner on the cake.