February 11, 1858

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1858 a French girl, Bernadette Soubirous, claimed to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary near Lourdes. Her friend, Francois D’egnle, said that was exceedingly strange, as virgins had not been spotted near Lourdes in over 60 years.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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