Thursday 20th July 2017,
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December 20 : This Day In Mystery History

December 20 : This Day In Mystery History

December 20 1803 The United States purchased the Louisiana Territories from France for $15 million. December 20 1957 Elvis receives orders from the draft board to serve in the United States Army, which to his credit he does without complaint. December 20 1971 Talk show host Larry King, host of CNN’s Larry King Live, arrested [...]

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December 19 : This Day In Mystery History

December 19 : This Day In Mystery History

December 19 1918 Robert Ripley began his “Believe It or Not” column in The New York Globe . December 19 1941 Twelve days after Pearl Harbor, Franklin D. Roosevelt under authority of Congress, created the Office of Censorship. The bureau had discretion over communications with foreign countries. Participation by domestic publishers was “voluntary”. December 19 [...]

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December 17 : This Day In Mystery History

December 17 : This Day In Mystery History

December 17 1793 Children are executed by the new Guillotine invention for the first time, at Nantes France. December 17 1944 Malmedy massacre, where 81 Americans of Battery B, 285th Field Artillery are killed by Waffen SS in Belgium. December 17 1961 Adilson Marcelino Aviles sets a circus tent on fire at the Gran Circo [...]

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December 15 : This Day In Mystery History

December 15 : This Day In Mystery History

December 15 1944 En route to Paris, “swing” big band leader Glenn Miller vanishes over the English Channel. Miller, listed as Missing In Action, was serving as a Major in the Army Air Force Band when his plane went down. December 15 1952 Fashion photographer George Jorgenson has a Danish surgeon remove his various naughty [...]

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December 14 : This Day In Mystery History

December 14 : This Day In Mystery History

December 14 1503 Nostradamus born. If you write vague enough prophecies, they will fool almost anyone. December 14 1944 Lupe Velez, Hollywood’s “Mexican Spitfire” of the 1940’s, commits suicide with an overdose of sleeping pills. Contrary to her plans of being found laid out on the bed in a silk nightgown, she is instead discovered [...]

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December 13 : This Day In Mystery History

December 13 : This Day In Mystery History

December 13 303 The feast of St. Lucy. Because her extreme beauty attracted too many admirers, Lucy gouged her own eyes out. Miraculously they grew back. After refusing to marry, the Romans forced her to become a whore. Early depictions show Lucy offering her eyes on a platter; she is now the patron saint of [...]

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