Encounters with Aliens on this Day
1880 - A farmer named Ju Tan in Song-Zi Xian Couny, China came upon a misty white light in some bushes around 8:00 p.m. He then felt a tingling paralysis, and heard a humming or rushing noise. He was levitated upwards and lost consciousness. His next recollection was finding himself, in a dazed state, in Guizhou province, which was 300 miles away from his home. The time was two weeks later. (Source: Jenny Randles, Time Storms: Amazing Evidence for Time Warps, Space Rifts, and Time Travel, p. 25).
1952 - Pan American Airlines flight 203 was flying 600 miles east
of Jacksonville, Florida over the Atlantic Ocean at 2:27
a.m. when the pilot and co-pilot encountered three round, white lights
in a line that buzzed their aircraft. (Sources: Edward J. Ruppelt, Report
on Unidentified Flying Objects, p. 177; UNICAT database, case #345,
citing Ruppelt; Richard Hall, The UFO Evidence (Volume 1), p. 132;
Richard F. Haines, Project Delta: A Study of Multiple UFO, p. 77).
1964 - On this night a 23-year-old truck driver named Kalbermatter, while driving in Colonia Castelli in Chaco province, Argentina saw a creature more than nine feet tall on road in front of his truck. before him. The creature had long black hair, and gave a powerful and terrifying cry. He nearly ran the creature down. A few days previous to this humanoid encounter a large luminous object had been spotted at the same spot. (Sources: Dr. P. M. H. Edwards, FSR, March 1970, p. 23; David F. Webb & Ted Bloecher, HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports, case A0589, citing Beyond Condon: FSR Special Edition No. 2, p. 25).
1966 - A 16-year-old named Bruce Pollock took three photographs
of three hexagonal flying objects at 5:30 a.m. in New Plymouth, New
Zealand. (Sources: Charles Bowen, Flying Saucer Review, July-August
1966, p. 32; J. Bernard Delair, UFO Register, Volume 7 (1976),
1966 - John Beers and a female friend were driving south on County Road G in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin when they noticed some blinking white and green lights pacing their car. The lights were first seen above the roadside telephone poles, and they followed his car to Highway 151, and then to Columbus, Wisconsin. (Source: Jay Rath, The W-Files: True Reports of Wisconsin's Unexplained Phenomena, p. 62).
1969 - A married coupled reported seeing a silver dome shaped
object over Brentwood, South Australia at around 10:00 a.m. It
had a dark protrusion on the leading edge, and flew overhead west to east
in the morning sky before vanishing in mid-air. (Source: Michael Hervey,
UFOs over the Southern Hemisphere, p. 183).
1971 - The witness, a resident of Houston, Texas who lives not far from the NASA Space Flight Center, and a lady member of the UFO investigators group APRO, went to her window at 3:30 a.m. and saw three short figures about five feet tall walking by in single file. All wore tight fitting, light blue sports shirts and dark trousers, and had "pale complexions and mousy hair." They appeared to be "intently engrossed." (Sources: APRO Bulletin, May-June 1971, p. 4; David F. Webb & Ted Bloecher, HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports, case 1971-16, citing APRO Bulletin).
1972 - At 12:15 a.m. a reddish-orange dome-shaped object with
portholes flew to the east over Eucla, Western Australia and then
vanished. (Sources: UFO Research South Australia, case # SA72023; Larry
Hatch, U computer database, citing MUFON UFO Journal, issue # 109).
1977 - Shortly after 2:00 p.m. two couples driving in separate cars, westbound on Interstate 80 near Joliet, Illinois saw a silver object, described as a sphere with Saturn rings or looking like a "straw hat" as big as the moon, swooped silently over their cars, moving rapidly. It headed off to the east. (Source: Allan Hendry, International UFO Reporter, June 1977, p. 8).
1992 - At 10:00 p.m. a domed disc-shaped object, described as a bright, stationary inverted plate with a hump on top, was observed above the tree line by a woman driving on Bruce Highway along the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It then moved upward and disappeared. (Source: Timothy Good, Alien Update, pp. 266-269, citing UFO Research Queensland).
1994 - A low whistle was heard at around 11:00 a.m., then a dark
one meter-wide object was seen wavering under some power lines in Saaderup,
Denmark close to ground. It flew off to the north. (Source: Larry
Hatch, U computer database, case # 16377, citing SUFOI News, issue
2003 - A female hospital worker, driving home from work at 12:45 a.m., saw a low hovering metallic looking UFO that was as big as a house along Highway 13 south of Highway 2 in Clinton, Missouri. Its bottom perimeter looked octagonal, and it had four small yellow lights with a large red light in the middle. It directed a beam of light down to ground, the UFO swayed, and then blinked out. It made no sound. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, May 2003 archived webpage).
2005 - At around 11:00 a.m. a small sphere, moving very fast to
the west, flew directly under a private aircraft flying at 3,500 feet
near Phoenix, Arizona. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting
Center, Seattle, May 2005 archived webpage).
Written by Donald A. Johnson, Ph.D. (Revised 29 April 2007).
Compiled from the UFOCAT computer database.
Themes: aircraft encounters, car buzzings or pursuits, disappearing UFOs, dome-shaped UFOs, giant creatures, levitation, light beams, pallid short humanoids, photographs, time/space dislocation, vertical ascent.