Saturday 20th December 2014,
Mystery History TV

Mystery History

June 28 : This Day In Mystery History

June 28 : This Day In Mystery History

June 28 1905 Dr. Beaurieux picks up the freshly-severed head of Henri Languille just after it drops into the guillotine basket and shouts the man’s name three times. According to the doctor’s report: “Languille’s eyes very definitely fixed themselves on mine and the pupils focused themselves. … I was dealing with undeniably living eyes which [...]

June 28, 2014 MHTV Bizarre, Mystery History 0

June 27 : This Day In Mystery History

June 27 : This Day In Mystery History

June 27 1844 Mormon leader Joseph Smith, along with his brother Hyrum, are shot and killed by a mob while in jail at Carthage, Illinois. According to church legend, after Smith is shot a man raises a knife to decapitate him, but is thwarted by a thunderbolt from heaven. June 27 1988 Hillel Slovak, original [...]

June 27, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 26 : This Day In Mystery History

June 26 : This Day In Mystery History

June 26 1945 The United Nations Charter is signed at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House, paving the world for the New World Order. Aim for the blue helmets, everyone! June 26 1961 John F. Kennedy tells the German nation and pastry lovers everywhere “Ich bin ein Berliner”; whether or not he is, in fact, [...]

June 26, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 24 : This Day In Mystery History

June 24 : This Day In Mystery History

June 24 1374 In a sudden outbreak of Dancing Mania (aka “St. John’s Dance”), people in the streets of Aix-la-Chapelle, Prussia experience terrible hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion. Many of the sufferers are afflicted with frothing at the mouth, diabolical screaming, and sexual frenzy. The phenomenon lasts [...]

June 24, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 23 : This Day In Mystery History

June 23 : This Day In Mystery History

June 23 1611 Believing there to be a secret stash of food hidden aboard ship, the mutinous crew of Henry Hudson’s fourth voyage sets Henry, his son, and seven loyal shipmates adrift in an open boat on the Atlantic Ocean. They are never heard from again. June 23 1968 A soccer stampede towards a closed [...]

June 23, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 21 : This Day In Mystery History

June 21 : This Day In Mystery History

June 21 1877 The Molly Maguires, ten Irish immigrants who were labor activists, are hanged at Carbon County Prison in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. Author and Judge John P. Lavelle of Carbon County said of this, “The Molly Maguire trials were a surrender of state sovereignty. A private corporation initiated the investigation through a private detective [...]

June 21, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 20 : This Day In Mystery History

June 20 : This Day In Mystery History

June 20 1756 In Calcutta, 146 British prisoners are placed in a 18 foot by 14 foot cell known as The Black Hole by a Bengali, Siraj-ud-daula, and held there until the following morning. Of those imprisoned, only 23 survive. June 20 1782 Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States. Although several people [...]

June 20, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 17 : This Day In Mystery History

June 17 : This Day In Mystery History

June 17 1939 In Versailles, Eugene Weidmann becomes the last person to be publicly guillotined. June 17 1968 Ohio Express’ “Yummy Yummy Yummy (I’ve got love in my tummy)” goes gold. June 17 1972 The “plumbers” break into Democratic National Committee Headquarters in the Watergate complex, in the course of what President Nixon will later [...]

June 17, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0