Town removes dead whale from beach with explosives

November 12, 1970Florence, OregonA dead sperm whale is removed from a beach with dynamite; the resulting carnage rained down upon spectators though none were harmed The 8-ton (7.25-metric ton) carcass of the whale washed ashore a week before the disposal of the remains, and the Oregon Department of Transportation was tasked with finding a way…

Today in Horror History: November 12

Birthdays: Grace Kelly (November 12, 1929 - September 14, 1982), who starred in Fourteen Hours (1951), Dial M for Murder (1954), and Rear Window (1954). Kelly in Dial M for Murder Radha Mitchell (November 12, 1973), who starred in Pitch Black (2000), Phone Booth (2002), Visitors (2003), Silent Hill (2006), Rogue (2007), The Crazies (2010),…

The first sighting of the Mothman

November 12, 1966 Point Pleasant, West Virginia The cryptid known as the Mothman is first seen The Mothman has been described as around six feet tall and possessing a wingspan of 10 feet with either brown or grey feathers, and often with red eyes. Occasionally it was noted the creature had no head. Some called…