January 18, 1644

On January 18, 1644, the first documented case of a USO/UFO (Unidentified Submerged Object/Unindentified Flying Object) was made. John Winthrop’s, the Governor of Massachusetts, diary had an entry detailing the event. In it, he stated that three men in a boat in the Boston Harbor observed at midnight two lights rise up and out from the water, fly into the air and speed towards the city of Boston. At the time, people thought either the men were drinking or they saw a devil or ghost. Today, we know that’s not true. Either they were drinking or they saw aliens.

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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