In 1912 4yo Bobby Dunbar mysteriously disappeared, was found 8 months later with Julia Anderson who claimed to be Bobby’s mother and called him Bruce Anderson, but courts favoured the Dunbar Family. He lived as Bobby Dunbar and died in 1966. In 2004, DNA tests concluded he was not a Dunbar.
Klerksdorp spheres are small objects, often spherical to disc-shaped, that have been collected by miners and rockhounds from 3-billion-year-old pyrophyllite deposits. They have been cited by alternative researchers and reporters in books, popular articles, and many web pages, as inexplicable out-of-place artifacts that could only have been manufactured by intelligent beings.
In 1518 there was a “Dancing Epidemic”, where people uncontrollably danced for 4 to 6 days continuously, and died.
In 1962, an epidemic of laughing broke out in Tanganyika (now Tanzania). Starting among a group of schoolgirls, the laughter spread rapidly, eventually infecting neighbouring villages and forcing schools to close. It lasted for at least six months.