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Historic Mysteries
Historic Mysteries is a website about archaeological mysteries, ancient artifacts and unexplained events from our past. Join us in our quest to discover our past. We cover a wide range of interesting subjects which continue to intrigue us. Get a historical perspective of topics ranging from ancient civilizations and unsolved crimes to myths and legends.  Visit us at http://www.historicmysteries.com.
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Did John Wilkes Booth Survive?

Did John Wilkes Booth Survive? | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Did John Wilkes Booth escape Union soldiers as their net tightened during the early hours of 26th April 1865 only to commit suicide almost 40 years later?
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The Roswell Rock

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If the Roswell Rock is as ancient as believed, how long had it been here? Where did it originate and did it have something to do with the alleged UFO crash?
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The Nazi Bell (Die Glocke)

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Was the Nazi Bell a top secret Nazi wonder weapon? The Bell allegedly emitted strong radiation which killed several scientists and animal test subjects.
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The Lost Easter Island History - YouTube

Easter Island history is shrouded in mystery. Where did the Rapa Nui come from? Who were the Long Ears and the Short Ears? What was the meaning of the Rongor...
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Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca - Against all odds

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca - Against all odds | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
What do ingenuity, curiosity and courage have in common? These are the key characteristics embodied by famous Spanish explorer, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca.
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Was Bob Marley Assassinated?

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Did the CIA assassinate Bob Marley by inducing him with cancer? Don Taylor's memoirs suggest a high-ranking CIA agent was in Bob Marley's inner circle.
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The Rohonc Codex

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Some scholars believe the Rohonc Codex to be genuine and have spent years trying to decode the text and illustrations, while others believe it to be a hoax.
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The Vanishing Father Henry Borynski

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In July 1953, Father Henry Borynski received a telephone call and was never seen again. A theory suggests the Polish Secret Police had a role in his death.
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The Voice of Vrillon

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In 1977, the Southern New Bulletin broadcast was overridden by a voice identifying itself as Vrillon and claiming to represent the Ashtar Galactic Command.
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Thomas Busby and His Stoop Chair

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Thomas Busby was a convicted murderer who predicted death would come quickly to anyone who sat in his favorite pub sloop chair. His statement came true.
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What on Earth happened to Elisa Lam?

What on Earth happened to Elisa Lam? | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
What happened to Elisa Lam? The mystery surrounding the unresolved death of Elisa Lam plays out like an eerie plot from a Hollywood horror film. See video.
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Charles Jevington

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In May 1955, the old vagrant Charles Jevington disappeared. When he returned many years later, he provided the most extraordinary reason for his absence.
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Pope Joan

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Some chronicles state Pope Joan wasn't executed for heresy, but imprisoned for a years and forced to undergo penance for what she was said to have done.
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Five Unsolved Murders of the 20th Century

Five Unsolved Murders of the 20th Century | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The 20th century has had its fair share of real life murder mysteries. Here are five of the most puzzling unsolved murders that have stumped investigators.
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Mysterious NASA Photos - YouTube

There have been a number of recent NASA photos which have sparked our imagination and added to the mystery of the universe. In this video, we discuss the lig...
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The Superman Curse

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Critics of the Superman Curse insist that it's nothing more than simply a case of bad luck. But take a look at our list of misfortunes surrounding Superman.
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Genius and the Akashic Records

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The Akashic Records theory suggests that a Universal database of all knowledge and experience can be accessed at anytime by anyone for any reason.
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Ernest Shackleton - Surviving Antartica

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After being stranded in the Antarctic ice, Ernest Shackleton knew how important staying active was when the habit of inactivity can easily settle in.
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The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel - GRAPHIC CONTENT - YouTube

Was Anneliese Michel a victim of demonic possession or mental illness and an extremely religious family. In a span of a few short months, there 67 exorcism s...
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Charlie Chaplin and the Time Traveler

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In November 2009, Belfast film buff and Charlie Chaplin fan George Clark noticed something strange on a DVD from his box-set of Charlie Chaplin movies.
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Jack the Stripper

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Who was the serial killer Jack the Stripper? A Police Officer? Former boxing champion? Welsh child killer? Chances are his identity will now never be known.
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The Beale Treasure

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Whether it's a hoax or true, attempts will continue to be made to discover the location of the Beale treasure that may still exist in the hills of Virginia.
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Did the RMS Titanic Sink?

Did the RMS Titanic Sink? | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
A theory suggests that it was the RMS Olympic which sank in 1912. Is it possible that the RMS Titanic was part of the greatest insurance scam of all time.
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Ukraine's Mutant Spider

Ukraine's Mutant Spider | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
A giant mutant spider terrorized Ukraine. This creature could well have been a result of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant disaster from a few years previously.
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Thomas the Apostle's Silver Coins in India

Thomas the Apostle's Silver Coins in India | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Did Thomas the apostle possess four silver coins given to Judas for Jesus' arrest? Paula Gruber explains how she traveled to India and found these coins.
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Be sure to read this exclusive story regarding the discovery of silver coins believed to have been given to Judas for Jesus' arrest and brought to India by Thomas the Apostle.

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