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…

Franklin Regional High School stabbing

April 9, 2014 Murrysville, Pennsylvania A 16-year-old high school student dual-wielding kitchen knives goes on a stabbing spree at his high school, wounding 22 including himself 21 of the 22 stabbing victims were students between 14 and 17. The school's assistant principal was able to subdue attacker Alex Hribal, and police secured the school within…