Top 10 Unsolved Historical Mysteries

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History has always been a matter of speculation. With the lack of authentic facts, many times people delve into believing many contradictory versions of it written by some Historians. But what actually need to be put into consideration are the various mysteries surrounding it. Human civilizations since ancient times have been always surrounded by the many mysteries some of which have been solved by science while others are still intact into remaining a mystery and will perhaps remain a mystery forever. I am sure many of you are well aware about some of the unsolved enigmatic occurrences which have been the trigger of our curiosity and this amazing human fascination for such mysteries help in drilling them out although there are cases of epic fail. Entwined in a web of inscrutability, such historical events have become a marvel. So get over your weariness and get ready to travel back in times and to experience a tickling sensation which would definitely be entertaining and at the same time, make you wonder!

 

1. The Identity of the Babushka Lady

The Identity of the Babushka Lady

While the film shoots recording the assassination of J.F. Kennedy were on, there was this unknown lady seen near the Kennedy limousine wearing a brown overcoat with a scarf on her head through which she got the name- the Babushka Lady. She was seen carrying a camera and recording events even when most people dispersed after the shooting got over. The FBI and other investigative agencies asked her to show what she has recorded but she never showed them and disappeared. Nobody knows till now what she used to record or what her name was!!

 

2. The Truth Behind Bimini Road

The Truth Behind Bimini Road

Divers discovered, in 1968, a perfectly aligned one kilometre straight long highway formed by dozen of huge blocks of limestone under the seabed off the coast of Bimini Island in the Bahamas. Many believe that these were the ruins of an ancient civilization while others claim that it is a natural phenomenon though none have been accurately proved yet.

 

3. The Gods of Olympus Could Have Been Aliens

The Gods of Olympus Could Have Been Aliens

Some believe that the Gods could be extraterrestrial beings who came to this earth much before humans carrying with them super powers and advanced technologies that affected the course of human evolution. The Swiss author, Erich Von Deniken says, “We modern humans, according to Hesiod, belong to the fifth faction created by Zeus, the iron race, a mixture of good and evil”. Also in his book called the Odyssey of the Gods, he stated that the Greek gods were nothing but ETs who invaded earth and they were not to be confused with mythical creatures. Well, no logical explanation has been provided yet!

 

4. Pinpointing the Star of Bethlehem

Pinpointing the Star of Bethlehem

The Christians believe that the star of Bethlehem is a faith-based event contradicting what the scientists and non-Christians have to say. For nearly 2000 years, this star has been the centre of mystery. Modern scholars believe that it was a UFO which did not change its route from east to west unlike other stars. But some British scholars suggest that it was a bright nova. The German astronomer, Johannes Kepler suggested that it was nothing but a mere conjunction point of two planets which caused a temporary new star. But no scientific explanations could provide with any authentic account and this star of Bethlehem remains unexplained.

 

5. Genghis Khan’s Final Resting Place

Genghis Khan’s Final Resting Place

The great warrior Genghis Khan was the leader of the Mogols and created an empire that extended from China to Hungary. But the speculation regarding the location of his tomb has been a mystery since his death. Legends suggest that his loyal followers eradicated any witnesses that could evoke any trace of his burial place by killing his soldiers and trampled the horses. Sources also say that they even rolled the course of a river to run atop his burial ground. But again, some also believe that his burial tomb lies near his birthplace in Khentii Aimag province of Mogolia. Now which is which?

 

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