Plans for the S.S. America were laid down under the first Maritime Commission contract on August 22, 1938. The builder was to be the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry dock Company, in Newport News Virginia. The America was designed...
  November 24th, 1971. An unknown man extorts $200k from Northwest Orient Airlines in Washington after taking a Boeing 727 hostage.  He releases all the hostages in Seattle upon receipt of the ransom money.  He then instructs three of the...
The day was December 1st, 1948.  Around 6:30 a.m. on Somerton Beach in Adelaide, Australia, passerbys found the body of a man laying on the beach.  Some witnesses claimed they saw him on the beach the night before, but...
Lorem ipsum..... Just kidding.  I actually took the time to edit the default first post on the blog. So what is Something Interesting?  I spend many hours reading and researching mysterious and odd things throughout history.  Wikipedia binges are a...