Did you know?
• Years ago, around 400 people in France took to dancing in the streets for days, some even dropping dead out of sheer exhaustion!
• There are different theories as to what happened to the unlucky ship Mary Celeste —one of them is that it was attacked by a giant squid!
• A 14-year-old girl in 1846 could transmit electric shocks to people near her without touching them!
In History’s Mysteries, Priyankee Saikia seeks to navigate the answers to 51 of the most puzzling questions of the past from across the world. Are vampires real? The answer may surprise you. Are witches real? The executions of so-called witches in Salem will shock you. The past is filled with many fascinating stories, people, and objects—UFOs, secret societies, spirits, crime, adventure, you name it!
From strange monuments to curious objects with intriguing stories, vanishing cities to mysterious disappearances, haunted villages to legends of missing treasure, and from secret societies to stories of mayhem, this book collects some of history’s most spine-tingling mysteries that will arouse your curiosity, make you shudder and leave you with more questions than answers!