The Truth behind Edmonton’s Haunted Hospital~

It is known as one of the most haunted buildings in Alberta, Canada: it is the former Charles Camsell Hospital in Edmonton, which holds long forgotten secrets still waiting to come to light. Some have said they’ve seen figures in the windows and there are lot of locals that think their ancestors spirits haven’t found peace and they’re still wandering, because for a lot of people it was not a happy place. First established as a Jesuit College in the early 1900’s, it was then used as a military base…

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#April 2, 1887: the world’s first human cannonball

First there was an explosion, then a puff of smoke, and then, on this day, April 2, 1887 the first human cannonball was propelled into the air about 20 meters above the heads of an astonished crowd. She was Rosa Richter, a 16-year-old English girl who performed under the singular and clearly un-English name of “Zazel”. A tightrope walker and aerial acrobat, she had learnt her craft from William Hunt, a Canadian who gloried under the title of The Great Farini. He was most famous for performing a high-wire walk…

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#TodayInHistory – April 2

April 2 – Some Important Events on this day 1453 👉🏼 Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (the current İstanbul), which falls on May 29 1513 👉🏼 Explorer Juan Ponce de León claims Florida for Spain as the first known European to reach Florida. Juan Ponce de León first arrived in the Caribbean with Columbus’ 2nd voyage in 1493. In 1502 he served under the new governor of Hispaniola, Nicolás de Ovando and was involved with the massacre of the local population of Taínos. Later he became the governor…

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