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Mysterious and incredible stories and events (10 photos)

Next, you will find several incredible events and stories, many of which keep their secrets so far.

Timothy Brown is considered the only person who managed to recover from AIDS. In 2007, as part of the treatment of leukemia, he was transplanted with blood stem cells, and three years later he was absolutely healthy.

This May 16, 2011 photo shows Timothy Ray Brown, the only man ever known to have been apparently cured from AIDS, with his dog, Jack, on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Brown was in a Berlin hospital in 2007, worrying whether leukemia or the AIDS virus would do him in, when his German doctor said he had an “off the wall” idea for tackling both. The unusual blood transplant they tried has made Brown the first person in the world apparently cured of AIDS. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

In 1969, the US and Canadian authorities let Niagara through a new artificial channel to stop erosion. For the duration of the work Niagara Falls was dried up.

January 30, 1962 in Tanganyika (present Tanzania) began an epidemic of laughter. It lasted 18 months, covered more than 1000 people and because of it, 14 schools were closed.

On August 21, 1986, a colossal amount of carbon dioxide accumulated on the bottom occurred at Lake Nyos in Cameroon. As a result of this, 1700 people died and a large number of animals died.

In August 1915 the battalions of the Norfolk Regiment took part in the attack on the village of Anafart (Turkey). On the way, the soldiers entered a strange cloud, after which 267 people disappeared without a trace. Eyewitnesses said that the cloud simply dissipated along with the people who entered it.

In February 1855, strange traces were found in Devon, reminiscent of hoof marks. They saw them in the most unusual places – on the roofs, walls and at the sewers.

9-year-old girl Demi-Lee Brennan from Australia transplanted the liver from a male donor, and several months later it turned out that her blood changed the Rh factor from negative to positive.

On August 20, 1966, bodies of 32-year-old Manuel Pereira da Cruz and 34-year-old Miguel José Vian were discovered. They were dressed in costumes, waterproof raincoats and iron masks. On their bodies there were no traces of violent death, but from the notes found at them it became known that they had taken some capsules. No signs of radiation contamination or poisoning were found. Both were fond of spiritualism and pseudo-scientific research and wanted to establish a connection with the aliens.

June 30, 1999 in the cornfield was found the body of 41-year-old Ricky McCormick, in his pocket, which found notes that could be cipher. The contents could not be deciphered, just as they could not establish the cause of the death of a man. Till now remains not clear also that he did in a corn field in 24 km from the house.

In 1971, Dan Cooper captured a Boeing 727 passenger aircraft and demanded 200,000 dollars and 4 parachutes. The incident occurred when the aircraft was still on the ground. Having received the money, the criminal gave a command to take off, after which he jumped from the side with a parachute, since then no one has seen him.

For 50 years on the grave of writer Edgar Poe on his birthday came a man in black clothes who was hiding his face. He uttered a toast, left 3 roses and started a bottle of Martel cognac. In 2010, the writer’s fan disappeared.

The Iron Mask is a mysterious prisoner, who in the 17th century was kept in various prisons of France. Who this man was, is for certain unknown.

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