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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 most Americans, and fosters Mafia encroachment into legitimate businesses. Strangely, the lesson here has yet [...]

October 28, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

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 winds drive 14 fires across five Southern California counties, which destroy more than 500 homes [...]

October 27, 2014 MHTV Mystery History, Videos 0

October 15 : This Day In Mystery History

October 15 : This Day In Mystery History

October 15 1917 Dutch spy H21, also known as Mata Hari, is executed in Paris by a 12-man firing squad. The dancer, born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, had slept with a number of high-ranking military officers from around the world and passed secrets along to the German high command. After death, her body is given to [...]

October 15, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

September 17 : This Day In Mystery History

September 17 : This Day In Mystery History

September 17 1859 San Francisco resident Joshua A. Norton proclaims himself Emperor of these United States, a title he retains until his death in 1880. The successor to Emperor Norton I has yet to be anointed. September 17 1908 Thomas E. Selfridge becomes the world’s first airplane fatality when the craft he’s co-piloting with Orville [...]

September 17, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

June 30 : This Day In Mystery History

June 30 : This Day In Mystery History

June 30 1520 After looting Tenochtitlan, Spaniards are attacked by an angry Aztec mob. Tied down by armor and treasure, they are no match for the natives and nearly half of Cortes’ men lose their lives. June 30 1837 England outlaws the use of the pillory. Too bad. June 30 1882 Charles Guiteau, the assassin [...]

June 30, 2014 MHTV Mystery History, Pyramids, Stonehenge, Ancient Sites 0

June 29 : This Day In Mystery History

June 29 : This Day In Mystery History

June 29 1603 The Globe Theater, William Shakespeare’s original theatrical venue, burns to the ground. June 29 1967 Actress Jayne Mansfield is decapitated in a car crash, when her convertible collides with a parked tractor-trailer. To downplay the gruesome death, sources spread the falsehood that only her wig flew off in the accident. June 29 [...]

June 29, 2014 MHTV Mystery History 0

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