Did you know Martin Luther King Jr. was targeted for assassination at local college commencement?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was targeted for assassination during a 1965 commencement speech at Antioch College in Yellow Springs.

ExploreA look back at Martin Luther King Jr.’s visits to Dayton

The “intended gunman,” 19-year-old Daniel Wagner of Baltimore, testified about the plot to the House Un-American Activities committee in Washington D.C. the following year.

The story, reported in the Feb. 11, 1966 edition of the Dayton Daily News, describes the frightening and bizarre conspiracy:

“Wagner said he plotted the killing originally with a Savage rifle he purchased through Mrs. Eloise Witte of Cincinnati from a friend of hers, a ‘Mr. Davis’ of Dayton,” the story said.

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At 11am EDT the center of #Ian has emerged into the western Atlantic & is expected to become a hurricane again this evening & make landfall as a hurricane on Friday. Hurricane Warning issued for the entire coast of South Carolina. https://t.co/meemB5uHAR pic.twitter.com/HXwtwiwBDR

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