Friday 18th April 2014,
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March 26 : This Day In Mystery History

March 26 : This Day In Mystery History

March 26 1830 Joseph Smith publishes The Book of Mormon, after translating it from golden plates turned over by the angel Moroni. Smith maintained that the text contained in the tablets were written in “Reformed Egyptian” which he read by means of two magic stones from the Old Testament, the Urim and Thummim. March 26 [...]

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March 25 : This Day In Mystery History

March 25 : This Day In Mystery History

March 25 Jesus crucified. March 25 1915 In 1915, first submarine disaster; US F-4 sinks off Hawaii, 21 lives lost. March 25 1954 RCA manufactures its first color television set and begins mass production of their product. March 25 1967 As part of Operation Green Mist, the U.S. Army detonates explosive warheads containing the deadly [...]

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March 24 : This Day In Mystery History

March 24 : This Day In Mystery History

March 24 1874 Houdini born. March 24 1973 Lou Reed’s ass bitten onstage by rabid fan in Buffalo. March 24 1989 Cold Fusion announced. March 24 1989 Exxon tanker Valdez, piloted by a drunk captain, strikes a well-charted reef at Prince William sound, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil. March 24 1998 In Jonesboro, [...]

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March 23 : This Day In Mystery History

March 23 : This Day In Mystery History

March 23 1989 In 1989, Apollo asteroid 4581 Asclepius, a 1000-foot diameter asteroid misses the Earth by only 500,000 miles. (Astronomers did not see it until it passed.) March 23 1990 Gerald Bull, the man assisting Iraq in the construction of a supergun, assassinated by Israeli agents outside his flat in Brussels, Belgium. March 23 [...]

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March 22 : This Day In Mystery History

March 22 : This Day In Mystery History

March 22 1622 A band led by the Opchanacanough, Brother of Indian Chief Powhatan slaughters 347 settlers near Jamestown, in the first Indian massacre. March 22 1931 William Shatner, the great actor, birthday. March 22 1933 The first SS-run concentration camp, Dachau, receives prisoners. March 22 1947 U.S. President Harry Truman signs Executive Order 9835, [...]

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March 21 : This Day In Mystery History

March 21 : This Day In Mystery History

March 21 1843 According to Biblical crackpot William Miller, Christ would return sometime in the year following this day in 1843. After Jesus failed to appear by the next March, Miller claimed it was the result of an arithmetic error and recalculated the deadline to be October 22, 1844. The Lord was AWOL on that [...]

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March 20 : This Day In Mystery History

March 20 : This Day In Mystery History

March 20 1899 Martha M. Place, the first woman to be honored by a seat in the electric chair, dies at Sing-Sing Prison, executed for murder. March 20 1928 Fred Rogers, born today in Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. March 20 1960 South African police massacre 69 black civil rights demonstrators in Sharpeville incident, which moves African [...]

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March 19 : This Day In Mystery History

March 19 : This Day In Mystery History

March 19 1935 Rioting breaks out in Harlem after rumors that a shoplifter was beaten or killed by police in the basement of Kress’s department store, neither of which was actually true. But still an estimated 10,000 rioters cause $2M damage to whitey’s businesses. March 19 1945 Adolf Hitler orders all military and industrial facilities [...]

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March 18 : This Day In Mystery History

March 18 : This Day In Mystery History

March 18 1314 Jacques de Molay, Grand Master of the Knights Templar, is burned at the stake during the final purge of the Templars in France. Among the things de Molay admitted to the Inquisitor panel (though possibly coerced) were the obligation of Templars to deny Christ when they joined, and a sacrament that involved [...]

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March 17 : This Day In Mystery History

March 17 : This Day In Mystery History

March 17 965 Pope Leo VIII dies of a stroke during sexual intercourse. Perhaps the best way for a man to die, but not a very appropriate choice for the Bishop of Rome. March 17 1942 John Wayne Gacy, part time clown, serial killer, and sodomizer of dozens of boys, is born in Chicago. His [...]

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