The Green Children of Woolpit were two children who appeared in the village of Woolpit in Suffolk, UK, in 12th century. They spoke an unrecognized language and refused to eat anything other than pitch from bean pods. When they learned English, they explained that they were from the 'Land of St Martin', a place never exists. Some of the more unusual theories proposed for the origins of the children are that they were Hollow Earth children, parallel dimension children, or Extraterrestrial children.
During the analysis of the film footage of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, a mysterious woman was spotted. The woman believed to be filming the incident with a camera. To this day, no one knows who the Babushka Woman is or what she was doing there.
3.The Man in the Iron Mask
In 1698, a prisoner using the pseudonym Eustache Dauger was transported to the Bastille, a maximum security prison in Paris. He had already spent between two and three decades rotting in various jails across the country. His face was always locked in a helmet like iron mask, forbidden to speak to anyone. He died on 19 November 1703 under the name of Marchioly.
4.The Poe Toaster
The Poe Toaster is the nickname given to a mysterious man who paid an annual tribute to American author Edgar Allan Poe by visiting his grave every year for over seven decades on his birthday. The mysterious man would pour himself a glass of cognac and raise a toast to Poe's memory, then vanish into the night, leaving three roses.
On May 26, 1828 a teenage boy appeared in the streets of Nuremberg named Kaspar Hauser. Hauser claimed that he had, for as long as he could think back, spent his life always totally alone in a darkened cell which was little more than the size of a one-person bed in area with only a straw bed to sleep.According to contemporary rumors - probably current as early as 1829 - Kaspar Hauser was the hereditary prince of German royalty. He was murdered in May 1833.
Tank Man, or the Unknown Protester, is the nickname of an anonymous who stood in front of a column of tanks on June 5, 1989. The event occurred on the morning after the Chinese military had suppressed the Tiananmen Square Massacre by killing several thousand people including high school and grade school students by force. Several photographs were taken of the man, who stood in front of a column of Chinese Type 59 tanks, preventing their advance. Identity about him or of his fate after the confrontation that day remains a history for ever.
The Zodiac Killer is a serial killer who operated in Northern California in the late 1960s. The Zodiac coined his name in a series of taunting letters he sent to the press. His letters included four cryptograms (or ciphers), three of which have yet to be solved. The Zodiac murdered five known victims in Benicia, Vallejo, Lake Berryessa, and San Francisco between December 1968 and October 1969. His identity remains unknown.
8.D. B. Cooper
On November 24, 1971 a Boeing 727 aircraft was hijacked in the airspace between Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington by a mysterious man named D. B. Cooper. He extorted $200,000 ransom money and parachuted to an uncertain fate. Ever since he has never been located or positively identified.
Gil Perez was a Spanish soldier who suddenly appeared in Mexico City on October 24, 1593. He claimed to have no idea how he had managed to appear in Mexico. He stated that moments before finding himself there, he had been on sentry duty in Manila (Philippines) at the governor's Palace on October 23, which is 9,000 nautical miles far across the Pacific.
Fulcanelli (fl. 1920s) is a pseudonym of a French Alchemist whose identity is still unknown. The appeal of Fulcanelli as a cultural phenomenon is partly due to the mystery that surrounds most aspects of his life and works.