On This Day

 Encounters with Aliens on this Day

 February 29

1916 - In Superior, Wisconsin at 4:30 a.m. several dock workers observed the passage of a large flying machine in which three men were clearly visible. (Source: Jerome Clark, Anomalist, April 2000, p. 19).

1956 - At 6:00 a.m. two witnesses in Donelson, Tennessee (a neighborhood of Nashville) watched in astonishment as a 12 inch wide metallic disc flew past their window, banged into a garage, and then flew away. (Source: Larry Hatch, U computer database, case # 4936; Loren E. Gross, The Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse: UFOs: A History. 1956 (volume 6), p. 21).

1964 - Two 10-year-old boys named Mathlin and Jensen saw a glowing disc with landing gear land in a nearby paddock in Plympton, South Australia at two o'clock in the afternoon. The craft had windows and a dome. A door on the craft opened and a seven foot tall occupant with copper skin emerged and walked around. The humanoid wore a tight fitting bluish-black tunic, a purple cape, and a leather-like helmet. He also wore a box in the front attached to his belt. A second occupant was seen through the windows inside the craft. (Sources: Bill Chalker & Keith Basterfield, Australian Catalogue of Close Encounter Type Three Reports, p. 15; Michael Hervey, UFOs Over the Southern Hemisphere, p. 190; UFO Research Australia, case files, case SA64002; David F. Webb & Ted Bloecher, HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports, case A0583, citing FSR, July-August 1970, p. 32).

Plympton, South Australia CE-III Report

1968 - There was a daylight disc sighting in Malvern, Arkansas by six witnesses. (Source: George Eberhart, A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies, p. 378, citing Skylook, February 1968, p. 29).

1968 - On this night in Pulham Market, Norfolk County, England a tall luminous shape or figure glided from an entrance in a nearby hedge; it traveled slowly along the road and then disappeared. There was a single witness, named Webb. (Source: John Keel, Operation Trojan Horse, p. 186).

1984 - On the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio at 3:30 p.m. witnesses observed a black sphere half a meter in diameter that hovered just over a University building, then shot off very fast toward the southeast. (Source: MUFON UFO Journal, May 1986).

1984 - At 9:00 p.m. a man and his dog in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania witnessed a 40 foot wide diamond-shaped object wobbling in the southeast sky at an estimated 50 feet altitude. He also reported interference on his TV set. (Source: MUFON UFO Journal, April 1984).

1996 - On March 2nd at 6:30 a.m. police in Cuscatancingo, El Salvador found a 17-year-old boy wandering confused along the shore of Ilopango Lake. Under interrogation he related a bizarre story of being abducted around 10 p.m. on February 29th. During the night he had been walking towards his home during a local power black-out. Suddenly there was a bright flash of blue light behind him. Thinking that it was the police he turned around slowly. His next memory was of being inside a completely white room, where he could not distinguish any walls or furniture of any kind. He realized he was lying prone and unable to move, in some sort of bed. He noticed numerous "cables" that appeared to be connected to his chest area, and on his right arm he had attached what resembled an IV machine. He then saw several humanoids about 1.2 meters (four feet) in height. They had very large heads, huge eyes and in the forehead he could see what appeared to be another "protuberance" resembling a third eye. They also had sparse beards around the mouth and chin. In a state of confusion he noticed other humans in the room but could not tell if they were also prisoners. He remembered seeing a horrifying scene in which he saw several of the humanoids were operating on a woman, seemingly cutting her in half. Then they took the upper torso of the human female and somehow attached it to a "hump-like" area of a female humanoid that had been prepared on another bed. The humanoids wore white tunics which they had a strange insignia over the right breast. He was later taken to the shores of Lake Ilopango where the beings told him that their race "was in a state of war and could not reproduce in their original normal manner." He then had the sensation of falling towards the lake. This part was very confusing and could not be remembered in detail. Several unusual scars were found on the witness's body. (Source: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1996, citing Dr. Luis E. Lopez, Y Files).

2004 - At 9:00 p.m. in Brooklyn, Maryland an oval-shaped, very bright light came down into a backyard, very close to the house and residents. The close encounter reportedly lasted ten minutes. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Feb. 2004 webpage).

Written by Donald A. Johnson, Ph.D. (Revised 2 March 2010).

Compiled from the UFOCAT computer database.

Themes: abduction, blinding blue light, domed disc, landing, sphere, short humanoids, tall UFOnauts.

© Donald A. Johnson