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John Wilkes Booth

July 28th, 2011 § in History

Some believe that Lincoln’s assassin was not killed by Union soldiers, but escaped and lived until 1903. In April of 1865, after President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, two thousand Union troops searched for the killer:  an actor named John Wilkes Booth. On April the 26th [...]

The Knights Templar Curse and Friday the 13th

July 27th, 2011 § in History

The Knights Templar have always been surrounded by mystery. The only facts that we can gather about them were that they were Christian Knights who escorted pilgrams to the Holy Land and fought in the crusades. It has been believed that the day the Pope and the King ordered them t[...]

Queen of Crime Novel missed for 11 Days

July 27th, 2011 § in History

Agatha Christie was the most successful criminal author of all time. Her stories about Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple have thrilled millions of readers for more than fifty years and some of her ingenious cases confused even her shrewdest admirers. But with her death in January 19[...]

Who was the Count of Saint Germain?

July 27th, 2011 § in History

Who was the Count of Saint Germain? Is he immortal or even a time traveler? Apart from him, probably nobody even knows it. The fact is, however, that he often astonished his listeners when he described inventions, which were still unkown in the 18th Century – the railroad a[...]

Moving Coffins Of Barbados

July 27th, 2011 § in History

In a West Indies cemetery stands the vault of the Chase family and it would seem that up until the patriarch, Thomas Chase, died it had been the peaceful resting place for the members of the family that had passed on prior to his demise. Thomas Chase, it seems, was one of the mos[...]

Anastasia: From Wealth To Misery

July 27th, 2011 § in History

In the meantime, the court documents comprise nearly 8,000 pages, but concerning Anastasia’s identity they have come to no decision. Anna became more than 80 years old and lived as wife of Dr. John Manahan in a safe environment. The question, if she was the real Anastasia, stay[...]