Saturday 01st November 2014,
Mystery History TV
October 31 : This Day In Mystery History

October 31 : This Day In Mystery History

October 31 All Hallows Eve. What once served as a spooky New Years Eve tradition for the ancient Celts (which they called Samhain) was ultimately appropriated by Pope Gregory IV in 840 AD to serve as the daylong vigil preceding [...]

October 31, 2014 Mystery History
October 30 : This Day In Mystery History

October 30 : This Day In Mystery History

October 30 1938 CBS radio announces that glistening, black-eyed Martians have landed at Grover’s Mill, New Jersey. Luckily for the extraterrestrials, the news is announced during a Mercury Theatre program and later discounted as a work of fiction. Needless to [...]

October 30, 2014 Mystery History
October 29 : This Day In Mystery History

October 29 : This Day In Mystery History

October 29 1897 Paul Joseph Göbbels is born in Rheydt, Germany. October 29 1929 The value of the New York Stock Exchange tumbles 11% in a widespread panic. Thousands of people lose their life savings as 16,410,030 shares change hands. [...]

October 29, 2014 Mystery History
October 28 : This Day In Mystery History

October 28 : This Day In Mystery History

October 28 4004 BC God creates Adam and Eve five days after the rest of the universe, according to Biblical calculations by Archbishop James Ussher. October 28 1919 The Volstead Act passes, over President Wilson’s veto. Prohibition is ignored by [...]

October 28, 2014 Mystery History
October 27 : This Day In Mystery History

October 27 : This Day In Mystery History

October 27 1964 In a private ceremony, Sonny and Cher marry each other by exchanging rings in a Tijuana motel bathroom. Five years later, with a baby on the way, they get married for real. October 27 1993 Santa Ana [...]

October 27, 2014 Mystery History, Videos
October 26 : This Day In Mystery History

October 26 : This Day In Mystery History

October 26 1440 Gilles de Rais, one of the wealthiest noblemen in France, is executed for heresy after he is found to have engaged in the kidnap, sodomization, and murder of 200 young boys from the lower classes. Rais enjoyed [...]

October 26, 2014 Mystery History
October 25 : This Day In Mystery History

October 25 : This Day In Mystery History

October 25 1400 Author, Geoffrey Chaucer, died at the age of 57. He was the first poet to be buried in Westminster Abbey. October 25 1854 During the Crimean War’s Battle of Balaclava, Lord Ragland orders the British cavalry corps [...]

October 25, 2014 Mystery History
October 24 : This Day In Mystery History

October 24 : This Day In Mystery History

October 24 1788 Poet, Sarah Joseph Hale, was born. She wrote the poem “Mary Had A Little Lamb.” October 24 1901 Daredevil, Anna Edson Taylor, became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel. She was [...]

October 24, 2014 Mystery History