Category: Local History

  • Sites where JULIUS CAESAR was ASSASSINATED and CREMATED! / Rome 2023 visit

    Sites where JULIUS CAESAR was ASSASSINATED and CREMATED! / Rome 2023 visit

    In this video, we travel to the sites where JULIUS CAESAR was assassinated back in 44BC. It is thought that over 50 senators had planned to murder Caesar because they felt he was becoming all too powerful. 23 of those senators took part in his murder. We also visit the…

  • Verano Monumental Cemetery – COLUMBARIUM / CRYPTS and MORE! – Walkthrough | ROME

    Verano Monumental Cemetery – COLUMBARIUM / CRYPTS and MORE! – Walkthrough | ROME

    In this video, we walked over to ‘Cimitero del Verano’ or the Verano Monumental Cemetery, a area that has been a burial place for at least twenty centuries, as evidenced by the existence of a Roman necropolis: the catacombs of Santa Ciriaca. It owes the name Verano to the ancient…

  • Two Days in Rome – First Time Visit!

    Two Days in Rome – First Time Visit!

    In this video, we visited Rome for just TWO days, on the 27th and 28th December 2023. We went with a plan to record three videos. One is this, a vlog of sorts showcasing some of the architecture as well as visiting the Trevi Fountains and the Spanish Steps, and…

  • Frozen To Death on The Moors : Darwen Boys Tragedy of 1917

    Frozen To Death on The Moors : Darwen Boys Tragedy of 1917

    In this story, we visit Darwen Old Cemetery and re-tell the tragic case of 18-year-old, William Cooper Longton, 16-year-old Ralph Bolton, and his 10-year-old cousin James Bolton, whose lifeless bodies were discovered in the snow days after their disappearance on the 16th December 1917. ➝ Please remember to SUBSCRIBE to…

  • The TRUE legend of ‘OWD AGGIE and ghostly apparitions on Darwen Moor!

    The TRUE legend of ‘OWD AGGIE and ghostly apparitions on Darwen Moor!

    In this story, we travel over to Darwen Moor to re-tell the TRUE and horrific story of Agnes Singleton, or ‘Owd Aggie’, and how her ghost roams the moors to this day – or does it? ➝ Please remember to SUBSCRIBE to our channel so you never miss a new…

  • A Real GIANTS Grave! The Story of Frederick Kempster – The Blackburn Giant (1889 – 1918)

    A Real GIANTS Grave! The Story of Frederick Kempster – The Blackburn Giant (1889 – 1918)

    In this video, we travel back to Blackburn Old Cemetery are re-tell the true story of 29-year-old, Frederick Kempster and how his life, whilst cut short, was still one of sorrow, fun, laughter and at times, varied! And what was his link with Blackburn and the North West of England?…

  • He Died With A PAN On His Head / Helmshore – 1890

    He Died With A PAN On His Head / Helmshore – 1890

    In today’s story, we tell of how 66-year-old Henry Entwistle was found dead in his kitchen. But it’s how he died and how he was found that is truly bizarre! ➝ Please remember to SUBSCRIBE to our channel so you never miss a new upload! https://www.youtube.com/@DaysofHorror?sub_confirmation=1 Follow us on Twitter…

  • The Troubling Case of James Stezaker (1912) / Burnley / True Crime

    The Troubling Case of James Stezaker (1912) / Burnley / True Crime

    On Saturday 19th October 1912, James Stezaker killed his wife and child in their family home. And despite being found guilty of murder and sentenced to death, he somehow avoided the hangman’s noose before eventually being freed from prison. This is his story. ➝ Please remember to SUBSCRIBE to our…

  • It Was A COVER UP! The Sad Legacy of NELLIE KERSHAW (1924) / Turner Brothers Asbestos

    It Was A COVER UP! The Sad Legacy of NELLIE KERSHAW (1924) / Turner Brothers Asbestos

    Nellie Kershaw, an English textile worker born around 1891, holds a significant place in medical history as the first documented case of pulmonary asbestosis, a disease associated with occupational asbestos exposure. In this video, we are delving into Kershaw’s life, her tragic struggle with illness and subsequent death, the legal…