5 Enduring Historical Mysteries That Have Since Been Solved

These events had historians stumped for years.

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  • Robert Lee Scott Jr. and a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk.Photo Credit: Wikipedia

The Lost Army of Cambyses II

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  • 19th-century painting of Cambyses II meeting his predecessor, Psamtik III.

    Photo Credit: Wikipedia

The Mystery of the Mary Celeste

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  • Photo Credit: Cumberland County Museum and Archives, Amherst, Nova Scotia Canada (via Smithsonian Magazine)

The Tunguska Event

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  • Trees felled by the blast.

    Photo Credit: The Leonid Kulik Expedition (via NASA Science)

The Fate of Anastasia

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  • Anastasia c. 1914.

    Photo Credit: Wikipedia

The Pearl Harbor Ghost Plane

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  • The USS Arizona burns during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons