History's Mysteries explores stories, events and legends that have intrigued us for generations and started debate in countless time periods. No subject is left untouched in this shows quest for answers.
The Haunting. November 13, 1974. The idyllic Long Island town of Amityville sleeps peacefully. At about 3:15 a.m., using a high-powered hunting rifle, 23-year-old Ronald DeFeo Jr., systematically murders his entire family in their beds. Troubling questions surrounding the murders remain. 13 months later, the house's new owners claim to be terrorized and driven out by evil spirits. What is the story behind the real incident that inspired one of the most popular horror books and films of our time?
Voodoo priest; man who says he has discovered a zombie poison.
The Chachapoya of Peru place mummified corpses in impressive tombs.