Thursday, February 21, 2019
Big Nose George Parrott

Big Nose George Parrott… Who Became a Pair of Shoes

George Parrot is infamous not only for being hanged as an outlaw, but also for being the only man in American history who became a pair of...
Ella Harper

Ella Harper – The Camel Girl Story

Ella Harper was born on January 5th 1870 with a very rare orthopaedic condition that caused her knees to bend backwards, called congenital genu recurvatum. In layman's...
Mary H. Reeser fire

Mary H. Reeser – Spontaneous Human Combustion Victim

Reports of spontaneous human combustion, where a person bursts into flame with no apparent cause, date back to the late 15th century. Of the more recent cases however,...
Margorie McCall

Margorie McCall – Lived Once, Buried twice

After succumbing to a fever of an unknown origin in 1705, Irish woman Margorie McCall of Lurgan, was hastily buried to prevent the spread of whatever disease...
Alice Elizabeth Doherty

Alice Elizabeth Doherty – The Minnesota Wooly Girl

Alice Elizabeth Doherty, who became known as the ‘Minnesota Woolly Girl’, holds the unique distinction of being the only recorded American in history to be born with...
Robert Wadlow

Robert Wadlow – The Worlds Tallest Man

Robert Wadlow was born to Addie Johnson and Harold Wadlow in Alton, Illinois, on February 22, 1918, the eldest of five children, and was to become to...
Two Headed Boy Of Bengal

The Two-Headed Boy of Bengal

The Two-Headed Boy of Bengal was born in the village of Mundul Gait in Bengal in May of 1783 into a poor farming family. The newborn boys...
Vampire

Peter Plogojowitz – The Serbian Vampire

One of the best documented vampire cases came in 1725 in the village of Kisolava, Serbia, when local farmer Peter Plogojowitz died, he apparently wouldn't stay dead. Three...
Prince Randian Snake Man

Prince Randian- The Snake Man

Prince Randian went by many names, including “The Snake Man,” “The Human Torso,” and “The Human Caterpillar.” But no matter what name he went by, when the...
Fannie Mills

Fannie Mills – The Ohio Big Foot Girl

Fannie Mills was born in 1860 in Sussex England, and was raised near Sandusky, Ohio, after her parents emigrated to America. At a very young age she...