If you’re interested in the concept of time travel, you may have heard the tale of Rudolph Fentz, a man who had mysteriously disappeared in the 1870s and reportedly turned up in New York City in 1950 — yet he hadn’t aged a day.
He was, however, quite dead. Apparently unfamiliar with traffic lights and automobiles, Fentz had crossed the street in front of a cab and been killed. Nobody could explain where he had come from.
Snopes.com’s David Mikkelson delved into the details of the case and traced its origin to a magazine piece published in 1951.
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