23 Creepy Historical Photos That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

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Isn’t it amazing to know and understand what really happened in the past? It’s truly an eye opener to know how people lived before, how they suffered and survived those times. By learning history, it makes us appreciate what we currently have.

But history can also give us fear, an unimaginable creepy feeling of uneasiness, especially if you see these spooky old photographs. After seeing these images you'll break out in a cold sweat and we can't guarantee that you will sleep peacefully tonight.

1. A baby in a refugee home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2. Burned and melted wax figures after the 1925 fire at Madame Tussauds in London.

3. .Two-Headed Dog experiment in Russia, 1954

4. Two women wearing bird headdresses have a chat.

5. Two engineers fix a Disney animatronic.

6. The original Ronald McDonald, 1963.

7. Myrtle Corbin, who was born in 1868 as a dipygus, which is a medical term for having an extra pelvis.

Myrtle spent her early years in a circus sideshow but later married a doctor, raised five children (using both of her two functional reproductive systems), and lived to the age of 60.

8. Parents posed with their dead daughter.

9. Katharina Detzel, a mental patient who built her own man out of the straw in her bed, 1910.

10. Hell’s Cafe in Paris in the 1920s.

11. Children’s Halloween Costumes in the early 1900s.

12. An anatomy class posing with a cadaver, 1901.

13. Terrifying Halloween costumes from 1925.

14. A patient undergoing treatment for mental illness in Germany by being forced into a crucifixion pose, 1890.

15. The Mad Bomber’s Hair-Raising Smile.

This nasty smile of this person had planted a total 33 bombs in public spaces. Fortunately and miraculously, 22 of those detonated and only 15 people were injured. If this mad bomber plan had not been not averted, body bags would have been counted.

16. Creepy Santa.

17. A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of “home” while living in a "residence for disturbed children," 1948.

18. Andersonville Prison Camp Inmate.

This horrifyingly pitiful image is what a union soldier looked like after surviving the Andersonville Prison Camp.

19. Leg of John Bentley.

This leg found among ashes is from John Bentley, a 92-year-old. It is believed that the cause of his death is the phenomenon called spontaneous human combustion. The fire was restrained to the bathroom and the burning made a hole in the floor.

20. Camel girl.

Ella Harper suffered from a disorder that weakens the ligaments in the knees that made her look like a camel. And because of this disorder, she was known as Camel Girl. [1870–1921]

21. Creepy Ventriloquist Doll.

22. Last picture of 14-year-old Regina Kay Walters taken by serial killer Robert Ben Rhoades.

Rhoades made her wear a black dress and heels and cut off her hair before he killed her in his torture chamber of an 18-wheeler.

23. Creepy family photo.

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