Since the world began, we have been surrounded by mysteries. Some are solved by science, but others remain unexplained and might stay unsolved forever. Some are as ancient as humanity, but our fascination with them keeps them timeless. Here are ten such historical unsolved mysteries, to both entertain you and make you wonde
Hitler’s fate and wealth
Where is the gold of Hitler? An unimaginable hoard of looted gold bars, jewellery, and foreign currency, with an estimated value of $4 billion. In the decades after World War II, troves of looted valuables were found in Portugal, Switzerland, Turkey, Spain, and Sweden. The only sure thing is that the mystery of the treasure remains unsolved, with all its rumours, speculations, and myths still entwined around it. Some treasure hunters believe that the plunder is lying at the bottom of Lake Toplitz in Austria, while others suggest that it’s stashed in banks around the world. Groups all over the world are still hunting treasure!
Shadow of USS myth
The Bermuda Triangle is famous for mysterious shadow that have taken place there over the years. Even though scientists are nowadays able to provide logical explanations for most of the disappearances in that area, some have never been explained, including the unsolved disappearance of the USS Cyclops.
From that time forward, no one saw or heard anything about the Cyclops ever again. The crew and all 306 passengers vanished once and for all.It remains the single largest non-combat loss of life in U.S. Naval history. Even though American Naval authorities have tried for years to give a logical explanation, the disappearance remains an absolute mystery with many unanswered questions.
Memories of Christophe Columbus
The one who is the most famous explorer of all time. After his death in 1509, his remains continued to travel, and we don’t know where they ended up. Originally buried in the Spanish city of Vigiadolid, in 1537. The Dominican Republic’s official version, however, claims that the remains of Columbus never left Hispaniola. A DNA analysis conducted on the bones in Seville, and on those of Columbus’s brother Diego showed that the two samples matched perfectly. When researchers announced these findings in 2006, the controversy surrounding Columbus’s earthly remains should have come to a definitive end. Still the doubts are not cleared!
Confidential information: phaistos disc
The Phaistos Disc, which was discovered in 1908 by Italian archaeologist Luigi Pernier .Only the most historians to be the first organized Western civilization, and it has been named “the first link in the European chain. After decades of research, a diverse team of scientists intensively studying the Minoan language and the text of the Phaistos Disc.
But the Phaistos Disc is a global conundrum that has kept its secrets hidden for thousands of years. Suggestions about what its inscription means include a hymn, a prayer, a geometric theorem for the calendar, and the narrative of a story.
The signal states “WOW”
What it was exactly?
On August 15, 1977, astronomer Jerry Ehman, glanced as usual at the prints generated by the radio telescope known as the “Big Ear,” but what he saw this time made him write “Wow!” on the printout. But what did he see exactly that caused such a reaction? According to him, it was the strongest, clearest, and most significant signal ever recorded, and an unsolved mystery that astronomers have been debating for decades. The scientific world never can prove what it clearly says.
Final place- Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan was the leader of the Mongols and creating an empire that reached from China to Hungary. But the location of the tomb of the famous warrior has been a mystery since his death in 1227. According to legend, a group of his loyal followers buried him and then killed all the witnesses. All the soldiers and slaves who were present at the funeral were murdered, and horses trampled the burial site to destroy any traces of it. His burial place created the mystery. Yet the place not confirmed!
Pinpointing the Star of Bethlehem
Faith of Christians
The appearance of the Star of Bethlehem is a faith-based event for Christians, and no further explanation is required. But for scientists and non-Christians, many questions remain. For nearly 2000 years, the bright star has been a mystery. Was it a miracle?
The phenomenon has been the object of intense study for researchers, astronomers, historians, and archaeologists since antiquity. Some British researchers propose that the star of Bethlehem was a bright nova, like the one described by the Chinese in the spring of 5 BC. The mysterious star remains unexplained.
God’s Vs Aliens
Would people regard Aliens as Gods? The ancient Greek gods were in fact extra-terrestrial beings with superior intelligence who visited Earth, bringing with them their advanced technology. They were not mythological creatures, but actual space aliens. Of course, none of these theories can be proven historically accurate, but as Von Daniken points out to his doubters, neither can Jesus’s divinity.
Discovery of Bimini road
No explanations or discovery about the road in early history!!But in 1968, under the seabed off the coast of Bimini Island in the Bahamas, divers discovered dozens of huge flat limestone blocks forming a perfectly straight highway one kilometre. Nobody knows how this pathway came suddenly!!
Proof of Babushka Lady
While the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1953, the films and the photos showed an unknown woman can be seen in the crowd standing near the Kennedy limousine. She is seen wearing a brown coat and a scarf on her head, which gave her the nickname “the Babushka Lady.” In certain moments of the film, this woman seems to be holding a camera up to her eyes.
How this case can happened?? Nobody knows who the woman with the babushka scarf was, or why she never delivered what she had recorded with her camera.