10 things about the March on Washington

Posted: 12:05 PM EDT Aug 27, 2013   Updated: 3:00 AM EST Jan 19, 2015

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his "I have a Dream" speech.

March on Washington - Marchers With Signs
1 / 12
Leonard Freed Estate

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his "I have a Dream" speech.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

  • Jose Fernandez

    Marc Serota/Getty Images

    Notable deaths of 2016

    Here's a look at some of the celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.

On this Day

  • Little Rock Nine, 101st Airborne escort, 1957

    U.S. Army

    On this day: September 25

    A European sees the Pacific Ocean for the first time, Congress passes the Bill of Rights, the Little Rock Nine get a U.S. Army escort to school, and Led Zeppelin's John Bonham dies, all on this day.