Category: History’s Mysteries

Pirates wore eye-patches like their lives depended on it — but not for the reason you think

Nazis and the occult: Deep connection or overused movie plot device?

Lincoln’s assassination recounted by last surviving witness on 1950s game show

New evidence shows the Tower of Babel was not a myth after all

Leatherman: A life (and death) full of mysteries

Göbekli Tepe: The megalithic holy site that predates Stonehenge by 6,000 years

New discovery in the Pacific: Divers find shipwreck rumored to be full of gold

This WWII Ghost Bomber Mysteriously Landed Itself

Fact or fiction: Was the “Great Chicago Fire” started by a cow?

Thousand-year-old handprint shines light on Scotland’s “lost people”

Did aliens really crash at Roswell, New Mexico?

The untold tale of Tituba and how she sparked the Salem Witch Hunt

Was there an actual love story between Pocahontas and John Smith?

Long-lost sealed sarcophagus recovered in Egypt

The suprising connection between the British women’s suffrage movement and vegetarianism

The real purpose behind a 2,000-year-old battery

These island ruins are said to be the 8th Wonder of the World

The man who really started the Civil War

Bobby Dunbar mystery solved? DNA test puts 100-year-old mystery to rest

What Nietzsche actually antisemitic? Historians think not — and that some of his writings were forged to make him seem so

Newly discovered Titanic photos offer clues to why it sank so quickly

Where is Jimmy Hoffa?

The curious case of the missing Russian duchess

The dancing plague of 1518

New letter reopens the case of the Alcatraz escapees

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