5. Jon Benet Ramsey Murder
4. The JFK Assassination
The unsolved murder of John F. Kennedy is one of the greatest mysteries in American history. Did Lee Harvey Oswald actually commit the crime? Were the Russians responsible? Fidel Castro? There are even rumors accusing the CIA of the assassination. We may never truly have an answer who was responsible for the death of JFK.
3. Antikythera Mechanism
Many believe it is an ancient computer that could predict tides based on astrology, others speculate it has something to do with time travel. This device remains one of the great mysteries of our time.
2. The Dancing Plague
Strasbourg in 1518 was a place of dancing and bewilderment. The Dancing Plague began after a woman took to the streets in dance, and wouldn’t stop for days. At one point over 400 individuals joined her and many died from exhaustion. There are several theories as to the cause of this epidemic, the most popular being a rare type of food poisoning.
1. The Hinterkaifeck
One of the most bizarre murders in history took place in 1922 Bavaria when six individuals were slaughtered with an ax. A former maid at the farm quit due to fearing it was haunted, and the murderer was never arrested. Many believe a ghost did kill those at the farm. Others believe a twisted killer was able to get away with the crime.
Whether unsolved murders, massive civilizations disappearing, ancient technology, or transmissions from deep space–there are a plethora of mysteries that captivate individuals around the world. These 20 cases highlight some of the most amazing unsolved mysterious that we still do not have a clear and decisive explanation for. It is almost a certainty that we will keep our attention focused on these cases and many other mysteries that need to be solved. Who knows maybe someone reading through this list will be the individual that uncovers the missing clue that one day solves a century-long puzzle that millions attempted to crack.