Woman stabs MLK in failed assassination attempt

September 20, 1958 Harlem, Manhattan, New York Izola Curry stabs Martin Luther King Jr. with a letter opener during a book signing Curry, who later stated she believed King was a communist who was spying on her, approached King during the book signing. She asked if he was Martin Luther King and, when he confirmed…

Today in Horror History: September 20

Birthdays: William Finley (September 20, 1940 - April 14, 2012), who starred in Sisters (1973), Eaten Alive (1976), The Fury (1978), The Funhouse (1981), Silent Rage (1982), Night Terrors (1993), “Tales from the Crypt” (episode: Till Death Do Us Part), “Masters of Horror” (episode: Sick Girl), and The Black Dahlia (2006). Finley (left) in Silent…