18 Strangest Historical Mysteries that will Baffle You

Civilisation is littered with historical mysteries, from monuments nearly 20,000 years old to unexplained explosions. Here’s a look at some of the most titillating historical mysteries.

1. The Mary Celeste

Image Credit: The Night Sky
Image Credit: The Night Sky

One of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the sea is Mary Celeste. No not a woman but a brigantine. To this day no one knows what became of those onboard this British-American vessel. The De Gratia, a cargo-carrying vessel, found it drifting a mere 400 miles east of the Azores islands. The Captain Benjamin Spooner Briggs, his family, or the experienced crewmembers onboard have never found, ever! Fun fact, now derelict “ghost ships” are universally named Mary Celeste.

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