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  • Welcome to watch Mojo.

  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 creepiest historic events that are scarier than horror movies.

  • If there is anything in this world about which I know positively nothing, it is agriculture.

  • Bad luck plagued her from the beginning on her maiden voyage.

  • Her master fell fatally ill for this list were including both well known events and relatively unknown reportedly true stories.

  • Which historical event do you consider the scariest?

  • Let us know in the comments below, the whole line will advance.

  • In which direction?

  • Your grace.

  • Why straight ahead, to be sure.

  • Number 10.

  • The Stanford Prison experiment Does the situation outside of you the institution come to control your behavior, or does the things inside view your attitude, your values, your morality?

  • If you need proof that power corrupts, look no further than the highly controversial Stanford Prison experiment.

  • This social test was conducted from August 14th through the 2019 71 and saw student volunteers playing fake prisoners and prison authorities.

  • The goal of the experiment, led by Professor Philip Zimbardo, was to study the effects of unchecked power in prison guards.

  • The negative environment, Zimbardo chose to test his ideas was a prison.

  • He would convert the basement of the university's psychology department into a subterranean jail.

  • The experiment quickly flew off the rails, with some of the guards students veering into psychological torture by enacting extreme measures, including psychological abuse and harassment.

  • That said, the experiments methodology is extremely contentious, as it had repeatedly been compromised by.

  • Zimbardo is goading.

  • Some of the prisoners also knew the studies hypothesis and acted accordingly, which is an unwanted variable in psychological experiments called demand characteristics.

  • At this rate, we're gonna be here.

  • Oh, goddamn night, and I love it.

  • Number nine Octavia Hatcher.

  • The Story of Octavia Hatcher is a popular one around the small town of Pikeville, Kentucky.

  • The legend states that the young mother fell sick and passed away a few months after she gave birth to a son who died shortly after delivery due to the Southern heat.

  • They buried her very quickly.

  • Soon after her death, however, other locals seemingly showed similar symptoms on Lee to recover.

  • The culprit retrospectively was likely encephalitis.

  • Locals promptly dug up Hatcher's grave and realized that she didn't die but had fallen into a coma.

  • They found evidence of her having woken up, including scratches on the coffin and Hatcher's bloody nails.

  • The veracity of the story has been questioned, but according to a member of Big Sandy Heritage Centre's board of directors quote, most local historians do agree that Hatcher did fall ill and was buried alive.

  • Number eight Advice to animal owners All right, this one.

  • Can you imagine killing your own pet?

  • Unfortunately, that was a reality that many in pre World War Two Britain were forced to face.

  • Pets were seen as an unwanted nuisance in wartime, as they would either roam the streets following a bombing or eat the already limited and rationed food.

  • Ah committee was formed to solve the problem, and their solution was unimaginably horrific.

  • They released a pamphlet advising pet owners toe either release them into the countryside or have them euthanized.

  • Included in the papers was an ad for a captive bolt pistol said to be quote the standard instrument for the humane destruction of domestic animals.

  • All told, an estimated 750,000 pets were killed in a week, more than 107,000 per day.

  • Mhm number seven recycling deceased soldiers.

  • If there is anything in this world about which I know positively nothing, it is agriculture.

  • Turns out there is nothing better for farming than human bone.

  • The Napoleonic wars cost upwards of two million soldiers their lives, and it was common practice for the survivors to loot the dead for supplies.

  • This included tearing out teeth with pliers for use in dentures.

  • The battle of Waterloo proved especially fruitful for the denture market, and the resulting products became known as Waterloo.

  • Teeth.

  • Battle grounds were also looted for bones after the dead had decomposed and these bones were ground into dust and sold to farmers.

  • A British paper from 18 22 reported that human bone made for quote substantial manure number six knocking in space.

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  • E can imagine you're an astronaut and you're all alone floating through the quiet vacuum of space in your cozy little spacecraft.

  • And then you hear someone or something knocking.

  • It's enough to make you go mad.

  • But the thing is, I'm still scared.

  • Yeah, right.

  • Really scared.

  • Yeah, Nobody will mourn for me.

  • No one will pray for my soul.

  • Luckily, astronaut and famed knock here Young Leeway didn't go mad, but he was understandably creeped out.

  • Leeway attempted to replicate the knocking sound after returning to Earth, but nothing proved successful.

  • Future Chinese astronauts also reported hearing the eerie knocking sound, leading some to believe it was caused by the spacecraft itself.

  • The source was later attributed to changes in air pressure and temperature morphing the capsules.

  • Inner wall mundane explanation aside, we couldn't imagine how utterly terrifying that experience would be.

  • Are you sure there is no sign of it?

  • I mean, you did there.

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  • Irk effect murders.

  • There are literally countless creepy true crime stories, but there's just something really unsettling about the infamous hunter Kaifeng murders.

  • Thes took place at a farm in Bavaria, Germany, in 1922.

  • Prior to the murders, Andreas Gruber found human foot tracks in the snow leading from the nearby.

  • Forced to his house that night, the family heard footsteps coming from the attic but failed to notify the police.

  • On March 31st, every member of the household, including their daughter, her grandchildren and their made, were killed.

  • It would be four days until the bodies were discovered.

  • The still unknown murderer had long made their escape.

  • This unsolved case truly has it all.

  • Gruesome violence, no survivors, an unidentified culprit and an incredibly creepy case of home invasion.

  • Number four.

  • The sad but creepy case of Henry Rathbone.

  • Who, Shakespeare.

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  • It's a great pleasure to meet you.

  • Everyone knows of Lincoln's assassination, but the role played by Major Henry Rathbone is less common knowledge.

  • Rathbone and his fiancee were attending the play with Lincoln, and Rathbone tried subduing John Wilkes Booth after he shot the president.

  • His artery was severed in the process.

  • Rathbone survived, but he blamed himself for Lincoln's death and spiraled into insanity.

  • On December 23rd, 18 83 he assaulted his own Children, and when his wife intervened, he took care of her before stabbing himself in a failed attempt at his own life.

  • Gonna hurt you?

  • You didn't let me finish my sentence.

  • I said, I'm not gonna hurt you.

  • When police arrived, they found a deranged Rathbone and his wife's corpse.

  • Hello, Number three.

  • The eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

  • Oh, God.

  • The ancient Romans experienced hell on Earth and 79 a d.

  • When Mount Vesuvius famously erupted.

  • The eruption launched a massive cloud of gas and debris 21 miles into the air, effectively blocking out the sun.

  • This in turn caused a tsunami in the Bay of Naples, and ash rained down on nearby cities.

  • The volcano later released pyroclastic flows, which are essentially 18,000 degree Fahrenheit clouds of gas and volcanic matter that can travel upwards of 400 MPH.

  • This distinct layer of solidified ash is evidence of, ah, high speed current of heated gas and volcanic debris.

  • Known as a pyroclastic flow.

  • The flows decimated the nearby cities and killed people, instantly vaporizing their blood and organs.

  • The eruption buried the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oh, Pontus and Stab EI, killing at least 1500 people based on the human remains uncovered, but likely many more.

  • The exact nature of the pyroclastic density card.

  • In some instances, it's very, very light and fluffy, but you can have temperatures from 200 C up to maybe 700 degrees centigrade.

  • That's not unheard off.

  • Number two, the Mary Celeste Bad luck plagued her from the beginning.

  • On her maiden voyage, her master fell fatally ill.

  • Ghost ship stories are a dime a dozen, but none is as arguably popular is the Mary Celeste.

  • This was a sailing vessel built in Canada and named the Amazon before it was wrecked and sold to American buyers who renamed her the Mary Celeste.

  • On December 4th, 18 72 the ghost ship was found floating off the Azores Islands.

  • It was not leaking.

  • Sales were damaged.

  • Those that were up and had not been furled or damaged.

  • Aside from that, there was no riel structural damage to the boat.

  • The ship was in good condition.

  • There was nothing recent in her captain's log.

  • Her provisions were undisturbed and the cruise belongings were still on board.

  • However, the lifeboat was missing, leading many to wonder why the crew had abandoned ship.

  • Naturally, conspiracy theories abound to this day, and while numerous sound theories have been put forth over the years, the mystery remains unsolved.

  • But the riddle of that ill fated voyage in 18 72 will haunt us forever.

  • The mystery of the Mary Celeste will live on before we continue.

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  • Number one.

  • Plague Riots and Refugees Three horrifying years between 13 48 13 50 Black Death pushed medieval man to the brink of an apocalypse.

  • The black death wasn't just the deadliest epidemic of infectious disease in human history.

  • It killed an estimated 30 to 60% of Europe's entire population.

  • Seriously, the entry could just end here, for the Almighty has said, I shall wipe Man whom I created off the face of the Earth.

  • But it also turned into what's probably the closest thing we've ever had to a real life zombie movie.

  • London Quarantined plague victims inside their homes and armed guards were reportedly stationed nearby to prevent escape.

  • This didn't sit well with the quarantined, and they often fought back by attacking and in some cases, murdering the guards.

  • Law and order broke down.

  • Tight knit communities broke apart.

  • This lead entire neighborhoods to be quarantined, which only instigated riding and more death.

  • If some plague victims happen to escape, they wandered the countryside pretty much like zombies as no towns or villages would permit them entry.

  • In some cases, they were even attacked on the road by the healthy.

  • In 16 week period, 11 0 people are buried in a single graveyard.

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