Tag: unsolved

The Tanganyika Laughter Epidemic

Much less serious than the Dancing Plague was the Tanganyika laughter epidemic of 1962. On January 30th, three girls at a boarding school in...

Voynich Manuscript: World’s Most Mysterious Document?

Ever wonder what holds the title as world’s most mysterious manuscript? How about one written in the early 15th century comprising 240 pages –...

The Only Unsolved Airline Hijacking in U.S. History: D.B. Cooper

  November 24th, 1971. An unknown man extorts $200k from Northwest Orient Airlines in Washington after taking a Boeing 727 hostage.  He releases all the...

Unsolved Death from 1948: The Somerton Man (The Taman Shud Case)

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...