This Day in Georgia History
November 13, 2006
Groundbreaking Ceremonies for MLK Memorial
Ground breaking ceremonies were held for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Scheduled for completion in 2011, the monument will be the first on the mall honoring an African-American and someone who was not a United States President. Former U.S. Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton spoke at the ceremonies.