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The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre And The Fall Of Al Capone

Normally Valentine’s Day is about love but on the cold north side of Chicago in 1929 it was revenge not romance that filled the newspapers. Four members of Al Capone’s Chicago Outfit most likely Fred Burke, James Ray, John Scalise,… Continue Reading →

Project Mockingbird

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, Or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the right of the people to peacefully assemble, and to petition the government… Continue Reading →

5 Weirdest Vehicles Of WW2

World War 2 was a massive war. Over 100 million soldiers fought each other over the fate of the world. A war that large needed a lot of vehicles to fight and carry stuff. That means that inventors were constantly… Continue Reading →

Stonewall Cemetery: My Local Haunted Graveyard.

Hi I’m Justin the owner of the Creepyhistory.com and I figured I’d tell you all a little about where I live and about a legend that has haunted citizens of my town since long before I was born. Stonewall Cemetery… Continue Reading →

The History of Halloween Costumes

With 6 billion dollars spent yearly Halloween is big business in America and a lot of that cash is spent on costumes. The kids all want to be their favorite cartoon character, some are a vampire for yet another year… Continue Reading →

The Origins of the Werewolf Legend

We all know the story of the werewolf. A person is bitten by a wolf and then on the night of a full moon they turn into a wolf and the only thing that can kill them is a bullet… Continue Reading →

Number Stations

Maybe someone you knew as kid had a short wave radio. So one day you snuck down to listen to it only to be startled by a strange squeal and a creepy voice possibly with an accent reading off numbers… Continue Reading →

The Science of the Spanish Inquisition

No one expects the Spanish inquisition or the insane science they used to torture heretics. When the Catholics took back control of Spain in 15th century they forced the large Jewish and Muslim populations to convert or leave. In order… Continue Reading →

The Portland Shanghai Tunnels and Joseph “Bunko” Kelly

Ever been sailing? The smell of the clean sea air and riding waves sounds fun, right? But now imagine being stuck on a cramped boat with 30 other guys for months at a time, with only salt pork and stale… Continue Reading →

What is CreepyHistory.com

We all remember history class, sitting at a desk listening to a droneing lecture. But history isn’t boring its full of action, romance, and comedy and behind the veil horror and intrigue. It’s the heart of this site to pull… Continue Reading →

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