Did Captain Ezekiel “Zeke” Harper have an illegitimate child?

Captain Ezekiel “Zeke” Harper was a Confederate guerrilla scout during the American Civil War. Zeke spent his youth exploring the high Alleghenies (part of the Appalachian Mountain Range) near his home in West Virginia....

Was Jesse James Really Murdered by his own Gang?

Jesse James was a famous guerrilla during the American Civil War, involved in many atrocities and murders. Jesse and his older brother, Frank, became gang leaders and bank and train robbers after the Civil...

Was Günther Messner abandoned on Nanga Parbat by his own brother?

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world with a summit elevation of 8,126 meters (26,660 feet). It is in the western Himalayas and is a notoriously difficult climb, with the nickname...

Solving the Mystery Surrounding the Death of Marie Antoinette’s Young Son

The French Revolution marked the end of the monarchy when King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were found guilty of high treason and executed. But the fate of their two surviving children, Louis-Charles...

Was Kaspar Houser the True Prince of Baden?

Kaspar Hauser first appeared as a teenager on the streets of Nuremberg, Germany in 1828. He was able to write his name, say a few prayers and read a little, but his vocabulary was...

Was Anna Anderson the Last Remaining Romanov?

Anna Anderson Manahan was one of the most famous imposters of the Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia. Anastasia was a daughter of Tsar Nicholas II – the last Emperor (or Tsar) of Russia. Tsar...

Mourning the Romanovs

It’s been 100 years since the Bolsheviks executed Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family. Will the Russian Orthodox Church finally recognize their remains, and bury them with full rites? The Romanovs The House of Romanov...

Did Thomas Jefferson Father the Children of his Slave?

Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States (1801-1809). He was one of the most influential founders of the United States and wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776, a document in...

What Happened to the Remains of the Infamous Outlaw Ned Kelly?

Edward ‘Ned’ Kelly was an infamous Australian outlaw. At 14 years, Ned assaulted and robbed a local pig and fowl trader and his offending escalated from there. At 16 years, he was imprisoned for...

The Harem Conspiracy Surrounding Ramesses III

Usimare Ramesses III was the second Pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty, ruling Egypt for 31 years from 1186 - 1155 BC. During his reign, constant war and severe famine occurred in Egypt leading to...

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