Man fatally shot after being mistaken for ghost

January 3, 1804Hammersmith, London, EnglandThomas Millwood (22) is shot after he is mistaken for a ghost For five weeks before Millwood’s death, the Hammersmith area had been seemingly plagued by a malevolent ghost. During one incident, a woman watched the ghost “rise from the tombstones.” The sighting scared her to the point she fainted and…

Happy Paranormal Day!

May 3rd is Paranormal Day! This photograph is of the Brown Lady taken in 1936 at Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England. Allegedly, Country Life magazine had already taken photographs of the staircase when a photographer’s assistant, Indre Shira, saw “a vapoury form gradually assuming the appearance of a woman” and a photograph was quickly taken.…

“Hitler’s Jewish Psychic” found dead

April 7, 1933 Berlin, Germany Clairvoyant, occultist, hypnotist, and illusionist Erik Jan Hanussen, sometimes referred to as "Hitler's Jewish Psychic," is found dead Hanussen rose to fame as a clairvoyant after predicting the Reichstag fire in February of 1933, an arson attack in the Reichstag building housing German parliament. However, this prediction was possibly less…