Proximity of other worlds

La Science Pour Tous, 15-159, reports a luminous body in the sky, an earthquake, and a fall of sand in Italy on Feb. 12 and 13, 1870.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 243 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Leave it to later developers of super-geography

In February, 1841, an oily, reddish matter fell at Genoa, according to Comptes Rendus, 13-215.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 64 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Numerous globules

A fall of a yellow substance at Genoa, Italy, on Feb. 14, 1870 was reported in Jour. Franklin Inst., 90-11, by Director Boccardo of the Technical Institute of Genoa and Professor Castellani. Under a microscope, the substance revelaed numerous globules of cobalt blue, and “corpuscles of a pearly color that resembled starch,” according to Nature, 2-166.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 26 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Red rain in December

L’Annee Scientifique, 1888-75, reports that a substance like somewhat coagulated blood fell in Cochin China on Dec. 13, 1887.

On Dec. 28, 1860, in northwestern Siena, Italy, a reddish rain fell “copiously” for two hours, beginning about 7 a.m. A second red shower occurred at 11 a.m. Three days later, the red rain fell again, and again the next day. “Each fall,” Fort records, “occurred in ‘exactly the same quarter of town.’” (Year Book of Facts, 1861-273)

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p40 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).