Infamous murderer Jack the Ripper killed at least five London female prostitutes in 1888. Never captured, his identity is one of English’s most famous unsolved mysteries. Read more at http://www.oldpicz.com/jack-the-ripper-murders/#3gL11U5cH7Zp4gGI.99
“Enigmarelle” was a life-sized creature with a lumbering gait and a wax face. The alleged automaton could reportedly ride a bike, write its name, and know to turn corners as it walked, although it could neither hear nor speak. Its “inventor” Frederick Ireland claimed that Enigmarelle’s incredible walking and riding abilities stemmed from an equilibrium system based on the human inner ear.
Pinchin Street, Whitechapel On the 19th September 1889, a headless, legless female torso was found under the railway arch behind the brick wall on the right. It is thought by some that this murder was by Jack the Ripper.