Harry Houdini Born March 24, 1874

Harry Houdini AKA Erik Weisz was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest Hungary.  His parents were Mayer Samuel Weiss a rabbinical lawyer and Cecilia Sterner.  Erik was the fourth of seven children.  The family moved to the United States in 1878 and settled in Appleton Wisconsin where his father got work as a Rabbi….

The post Harry Houdini Born March 24, 1874 appeared first on Weird But True News.

The Feast Day of Saint Joseph March 19

Not very much is known of Saint Joseph or Joseph of Nazareth.  All of the information we have is found in the Gospel of Luke and The Gospel of Matthew. The Gospel of Matthew tells us in the lineage of Jesus that Joseph’s father’s name was Jacob.  It is believed Joseph was born somewhere around…

The post The Feast Day of Saint Joseph March 19 appeared first on Weird But True News.

Groundhogs, Saints, and Bonfires: February Festivals of Spring

(PCM) By the time February rolls in, many of us here in the northern hemisphere are tired of snow, and cold, and scraping our cars off every morning. We’ll be waiting with frosted breath to find out if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow – will spring make an early entrance, or are we condemned to…

The post Groundhogs, Saints, and Bonfires: February Festivals of Spring appeared first on Weird But True News.

Dead Grandmother Appears In Ceremony Photo

(PCM) A lot of creepy occurrences take place each and every day and many people often take the time to share these strange and unusual stories via sites such as Reddit and more. Such is the paranormal case of Grandma Lori who sadly died before seeing her grandson graduate to become a priest. There are…

The post Dead Grandmother Appears In Ceremony Photo appeared first on Weird But True News.

Appreciate A Dragon Day, January 16th

The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, Flight of Dragons, The Dragon Riders of Pern, How to Train a Dragon and Harry Potter are all books and films that explore dragons in one way or another. Appreciate A Dragon Day is a day set aside to celebrate this cultural icon Dragons…

The post Appreciate A Dragon Day, January 16th appeared first on Weird But True News.

The Mystery Behind The Shroud Of Turin

(PCM) The Shroud of Turin, which is a length of linen cloth that is said to mysteriously bear the image of man who many speculate as Jesus of Nazareth, has been an item that has created a huge debate among theologians and conspiracy theorists for years. The cloth is rumored to be the burial shroud…

The post The Mystery Behind The Shroud Of Turin appeared first on Weird But True News.

The Most Stolen Piece Of Art Might Just Surprise You!

(PCM) It was very surprising for us to learn that Hubert and Jan van Eyck’s 12 panel Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (also known as the Ghent Altarpiece) is widely regarded as the most stolen art piece throughout history.  It was robbed by Napoleon, nearly burned by Calvinists, sought after by the Nazis and that is […]

The post The Most Stolen Piece Of Art Might Just Surprise You! appeared first on Weird But True News.

Biblical Reasons for Appreciating Wine

Biblical reasons for appreciating wine Raise your glasses and wish for good health and happiness. Drinking wine has been a part of our celebrations like New Year’s Eve, Christmas parties, weddings. We include it even in the weekly dinner at restaurants. The custom of toasting was prevalent among the Greeks, as illustrated in the Odyssey,… Read More

The post Biblical Reasons for Appreciating Wine appeared first on Weird But True News.

Harry Houdini Born March 24, 1874

Harry Houdini AKA Erik Weisz was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest Hungary.  His parents were Mayer Samuel Weiss a rabbinical lawyer and Cecilia Sterner.  Erik was the fourth of seven children.  The family moved to the United States in 1878 and settled in Appleton Wisconsin where his father got work as a Rabbi….

The post Harry Houdini Born March 24, 1874 appeared first on Weird But True News.

The Feast Day of Saint Joseph March 19

Not very much is known of Saint Joseph or Joseph of Nazareth.  All of the information we have is found in the Gospel of Luke and The Gospel of Matthew. The Gospel of Matthew tells us in the lineage of Jesus that Joseph’s father’s name was Jacob.  It is believed Joseph was born somewhere around…

The post The Feast Day of Saint Joseph March 19 appeared first on Weird But True News.