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‘1800 – 1899 Sightings’

1800 – 1824: UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1800s Location: Australia Time: Summary: In the early 1800s, a ship reported a ball of fire came hurtling towards it with a thunderous noise and splintered the top masts. A strong odour of sulphur was noted. Source: The Devil’s Meridian by Kevin Killey & Gary Lester Date: 1800 Location: Marion Indiana Time: Summary: A Methodist minister in the area had heard tales from his congregation that a certain tree in the woods along the river was the entrance to an underground lair of little people. The few remaining Native Americans who still lived in the area confirmed this story. The minister, in an attempt to prove that there was no validity to the local superstition, went to the… Read More

1825 – 1844: UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1825: Kolomenskoye, Moscow, Russia Date: 1825 Location. Poland, Ohio Time: Summary: A brilliant object was visible in the sky for more than an hour. Source: Date: January 2 1825 Location. Arezzo, Toscana, Italy Time: Night Summary: Altitude of 10 fathoms or less, a luminous object in form of truncated cone suddenly appeared, with globe of fire in fore part. Traveled 350 paces under 5 seconds. Lit up area like day. No smell, no explosion. Source: Corliss, William R. Remarkable Luminous Phenomena in Nature The Sourcebook Project, Glen Arm, 2001 Location. at sea near Hawaii, Pacific Date: August 12, 1825 Time: Summary: English naturalist Andrew Bloxam and others saw a large red luminous object rise, illuminating everything. It fell… Read More

1845 – 1859: UFO & Alien Sightings

Location. London, England Date: March 29, 1845 Time: Summary: At 11 P.M. Mr. Goddart observed an unusual object and reported it to an English journal: “The sky was perfectly clear and the stars sparkled (…) My attention was suddenly diverted by a weak light in the constellation of Canes Venatici, resembling a speck of fog about 4 in magnitude but clearly of a yellow color. I immediately pointed my telescope toward it, which gives small but very clear and bright vision. The meteor appeared as a fog of four stars, with the center of an orange color. From Alpha Can.Ven. it moved slowly towards Coma Berenices, gaining ever more brilliance. It took two minutes before it went out.” Source:… Read More

1860 – 1869: UFO & Alien Sightings

Location. Shreveport, Louisiana Date: 1860 Time: Summary: “Our attention was called to a strange light in the heavens.  On going out into the gallery we had a magnificent view of it.  It appeared to the naked eye, about 300 yards in length, extending from North to West appearing just above the tallest trees.  Its color was that of a red hot stove from the center beautiful rays resembling those of the sun drawing water would ascend to a considerable height, the whole presenting a very beautiful and sublime appearance.  We watched it for about an hour without perceiving it to change any.  Source: Date: January 29, 1860 Location: London, England Time: Summary: An unknown object of planetary size is… Read More

1870 – 1879: UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1870 Location:  Warren, Pennsylvania Time:  Summary: An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. An object was observed at close range by a male witness (Hazeltine Source: Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Location. African Coast Date: March 22, 1870 Time: 6:30 P.M Summary: On a very clear day, with the wind blowing from the north-northeast, Captain Frederick William Banner and his crew of the American bark “Lady of the Lake” observed an object at 6:30 P.M. in the south-southeast. The ship was located about halfway between Senegal and Natal, Brazil, at latitude 5.47 N and longitude 27.52 W. The object was described as “a circular cloud” light… Read More

1880 – 1889: UFO & Alien Sightings

Location. Eastern Venezuela Date: 1880 Time: Summary: A 14-year-old boy saw a luminous ball descending from the sky and hovering near him. He felt somehow “drawn” to it, but succeeded in backing away in spite of his terror. Source: (Lor. III 2O6) Location. Oskaloosa, Iowa Date: 1880 Time: Summary: An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. An unidentifiable object was observed at close range and caused physical effects. Source: Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980  ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Location. Aldershot Great Britain Date: 1880 Time: Daytime Summary: One object was observed. Source: Contact U.K. Location. Madisonville, Kentucky Date: 1880 Time: Summary: A strange being dressed in tight-fitting… Read More

1890 – 1899: UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1890 Location: South Boisdale, England Time: Night  Summary:  An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. One object was observed by one witness (Maclean). Source: Contact U.K. Date: 1890 Location:  in the desert between the Whetstone and Huachuca mountains, Arizona Time: Night  Summary:  The Tombstone Epitaph reported that two ranchers had allegedly killed a “winged monster”, similar to an “alligator”, in the desert between the Whetstone and Huachuca mountains. Source:  chroniclingamerica.loc.gov Date: August 29, 1890 Location: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina Time: Summary:  One object was observed on the ocean for over one minute (Ohling). Doris incident. Source: Lore, Jr., Gordon I. R. Mysteries of the Skies: UFOs in Perspective Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1968… Read More