A legendary creature reportedly seen in and around the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia between November 15, 1966 and December 15, 1967. Because there were no more sightings after the collapse of the Silver Bridge on Dec 15, legend has it that the two events were somehow connected. Biologists, however, have theorized that the creature was actually a sandhill crane that had wandered from its typical migration path.
A mysterious woman wearing a brown overcoat and a scarf on her head that appears in numerous photos immediately following the Kennedy assassination, her name came from the fact that Russian grandmothers – also called babushkas – used to wear similar scarves. It is hard to tell from the photographs but it seems she is taking pictures and although the FBI publically requested for her to come forward with her footage, she never did.
In 1947 the body of Elizabeth Short, also known as the Black Dahlia according to local newspapers, was found in two pieces in a Los Angeles parking lot. There has been much speculation over the source of her nick-name and in spite of one of the largest police investigations in history no murderer was ever found.
A notorious hijacker who, on November 24, 1971, leapt from the back of a Boeing 727 after receiving $200,000 dollars in ransom money and a parachute. Although Cooper was never heard of again, several thousand dollars with serial numbers matching the ransom money were discovered along the banks of the Colombia River years later.
A serial killer who, in the 1960s murdered at least 5 people in North California, he is famous for taunting the police with cryptic letters that contained information he claimed would reveal his identity. While Arthur Leigh Allen was the prime suspect, all of the evidence was against him being the killer and to this day the Zodiac murders have not been solved.