At the beginning of the 21st Century monsters still roam the remote, and sometimes not so remote, corners of our planet. It is our job to search for them. The Centre for Fortean Zoology [CFZ] is - we believe - the largest professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992 the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and investigation all over the world. Since 2009 we have been running the increasingly popular CFZ Blog Network, and although there has been an American branch of the CFZ for over ten years now, it is only now that it has a dedicated blog.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

ON THIS DAY IN WEIRD



On This Day in Weird, August 26...

1845: Polly Nichols, first known victim of Britain's phantom serial killer "Jack the Ripper," born Mary Ann Walker in a hovel on Dean Street, in London.



1883: Leonidas Frank Chaney—better known as Lon Chaney Sr., Hollywood's "Man of a Thousand Faces"—born in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


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