Category: History’s Mysteries

Controversial new evidence may have uncovered the true identity of Jack the Ripper

When a bucket managed to spark a major battle

Meet Eston Hemings, Thomas Jefferson’s ‘forgotten’ son

Was Amelia Earhart’s plane found off the coast of Papua New Guinea?

The legend of the Wendigo

Who murdered Mrs. Stanford?

Titanic wreckage was actually discovered during secret Cold War Navy mission

Natalie Wood’s case was reopened 20 years after her death when a witness changed their story

Famous UK folk singer who had gone missing resurfaces 30 years later

World War II veteran returns to Germany to solve a mystery that’s been haunting him for 70 years

Unfortunate ‘booted man’ discovered encased in mud in London

The mysterious disappearance of Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt

History’s most famous paintings’ secret images and hidden meanings

The brutality of the Wonderland murders sent the City of Angels into a hellish frenzy for answers

The ‘Women in White who have terrorized people for centuries

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour possibly wrecked off America’s coast

Ötzi the Iceman’s tattoos tell us all about medicine during the Copper Age

Historical finds we still don’t know the purpose of

The most haunted places in America

“The UFO made me sick!” claim Korean War soldiers

This historical figure’s legacy? When you gotta go, don’t hold it. Unless you want to die.

Edgar Allan Poe’s death is still a mystery

Columbus may have introduced Europe to syphilis as well as America

Russian family misses out on WWII while cut off from human contact for 40 years

The Sodder family: A mysterious fire, missing children, and a string of terrifying conspiracies

More Posts From 'History’s Mysteries'

15 mystifying structures across the globe

Why egg-droppin’ bunnies and the resurrection of Christ are linked

World 04.21.19

How Erik the Red responded to banishment by founding a new country

Ancient 04.16.19

Rare 2,600-year-old agate seal and clay stamp found bearing Biblical names

US

Why public perception of George W. Bush’s presidency is shifting

US

Why the first woman to swim the English Channel deserves our respect

Ancient 04.14.19

Inside the lives of King Henry VIII’s wives and children

World 04.13.19

You’ll gasp at these hidden secrets built into medieval castles

US 04.12.19

The mystery of the “Hatbox Baby” is solved, decades later

General 04.11.19

Bruce Lee’s son has a life story more epic and twisted than any action film

Ancient 04.10.19

Ancient fast food: Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old “snack shack” in Pompeii

How tall was Napoleon Bonaparte compared to average height?

One Civil War scuffle involved stolen hats

The little-known reason Bruce Lee was rejected by the military

Why did the French hate Queen Catherine de Medici?

General 04.09.19

The incredible, disturbing true story of Nicholas Barclay and his masterful imposter

US 04.08.19

Revolutionary War hero Private Deborah Samson disguised herself to fight

These cities have had unbelievable transformations

US

Vintage photos that will bring you back to the Summer of Love

General 04.07.19

These three famous artists transformed the artworld in monumental ways

US 04.06.19

April 6, 1917: U.S. officially enters WWI by declaring war on Germany

World 04.05.19

15 iconic moments in music history

US 04.03.19

April 3, 1948: U.S. President Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe

Little-known facts about Queen Victoria

Ancient 04.02.19

You Won’t Believe What These Historical Figures Actually Looked Like

More Posts