A husband knocked on the door of his wife's home expecting her to answer the door. Another man he recognized opened the door and punched the husband on the right side of the face around the eye. When the husband fell to the ground, the other man kicked hi
Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested by Alabama police in February 1956 for his part in the Montgomery bus boycotts. He served a brief stint in jail. King was sentenced again two years later for civil disobedience and ordered jail time, but he never served it thanks to a public official who opted to pay the fines instead (and avoid King's notorious publicity).