February 12, 1968 – Jimi Hendrix was given an honorary high school diploma from Garfield High School (where he dropped out at 16 years old) in Seattle, Washington. Hendrix was also given the key to the city.
MLKSeattle.org: Let Freedom Ring! Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Celebration will be held on Monday, January 20, 2014. The schedule: workshops begin at 9:30-11am; 11am rally in the gym; 12:30pm march begins. All events will be at Garfield High School.