On This Day in Weird, February 2...
1922: Witness Ambrose Smith reports a Bigfoot sighting near Mount Sterling, Ill.
1963: The SS Marine Sulphur Queen sails from Beaumont, Tex., with 39 crewmen and 15,260 tons of sulphur aboard. Listed as missing two days later, it joins the presumed list of Bermuda Triangle victims.
1969: Renowned horror actor Boris Karloff (né William Henry Pratt) dies in Midhurst, Sussex.
1975: Richard Davis fires his pistol at a "skunk ape" in Cape Coral, Fla., without apparent effect.
1977: Anthony "Doc" Shiels fails in his attempt to conjure Morgawr at Pendennis Point in Falmouth, Cornwall. He tells observers the sea serpent is "playing hard to get."