The alien invasion is coming and some people already have front row seats!
Check out some of the most famous UFO encounters in history!
Tennessee College Campus in 1853
On June 1st, 1853, the students and teachers at a Tennessee college campus saw a set of 2 lights hovering over the campus sometime around sunrise. One of the lights disappeared, reappeared, they both changed size and it all lasted for over a half hour.
UFO crash in Aurora, TX, in 1897
The people of Aurora, Texas, were surprised to see a flying aircraft malfunction and crash into a local judge’s windmill in 1897. They recovered a badly damaged body that was definitely not human. The body was buried in the local cemetary.
UFO Squadron Over Los Angeles in 1942
Smack-dab in the middle of World War II, on February 25th, 1942, a UFO was spotted on radar over the city of Los Angeles. It then disappeared from their screens and reappeared elsewhere. In the end, multiple objects were seen flying at about 200 knots per hour.
UFO Crash in Roswell, NM, in 1947
The most famous alien encounter in history is the Roswell, New Mexico, UFO crash that was said to have left alien technology and some alien bodies in the possession of the United States government. The US military said it was a weather balloon, but we all know it was a UFO.
Kentucky UFO Encounter in 1948
On January 7th, 1948, P-51 fighters were scrambled over Kentucky to intercept a UFO spotted by people on the ground. It was described as saucer-shaped. One pilot, who was mysteriously killed, described a gigantic metallic object right before his death.
White House in 1952
The Air Force confirmed that on July 29th, 1952, US fighter planes were ordered to shoot down some UFOs that were spotted around the White House. Shortly afterwards, a huge press conference was called to calm the public and to debunk any UFO theories.
Sightings Yorkshire, UK, in 1952
During a 2 week span in September of 1952, British military personnel witnessed and photographed a number of UFO sightings over Topcliffe in Yorkshire. The witnesses are all credible and the pictures have not been released to the public.
Italy Soccer Game Sighting in 1954
European soccer stadium are known for a lot of things, but being silent is not one of them. On October 27th, 1954, one Italian soccer stadium went completely silent when a UFO began to hover over it as a game was being played. Approximately 10,000 people saw it!
“Fiery Craft” Over Texas in 1957
Cops in Texas got over 15 telephone calls on November 2nd, 1957, about a flying UFO. One man approached the UFO in his car and once it was over him, his car turned off and the lights stopped working.
UFO Crash in Kecksburg, PA, in 1965
On December 9th, 1965, a green light streaked across the sky and crashed in a field in Kecksburg, Pennsylvania. It was witnessed by many of the residents. A fireman said he saw hieroglyphic writing on the craft. The military sealed off the area 15 minutes after the crash.
Portage County Police Chase in 1966
Back in 1966, there was a good old-fashioned police-UFO chase that started in Portage county, OH, lasted for 30 minutes and finished in Pennsylvania when the cop lost sight of the UFO. Other police officers were also involved in the chase.
UFO Sighting in Colares, Brazil, in 1977
People on the Brazilian island of Colares were actually attacked after they spotted several UFOs in 1977. Some of these people had puncture wounds and radiation burns. The military investigated but then stopped. The files remained sealed until the 1990s.
Kaikoura Lights in New Zealand in 1978
On December 21st, 1978, a flight crew saw a UFO that was tracking them. It was picked up on radar in Wellington and Christchurch, New Zealand. On December 30th, 1978, a film crew recorded another UFO near Christchurch. Wellington and Christchurch tracked this one, as well.
Hudson Valley, NY, in 1983
If there’s one place on Earth that was ever trending in the alien community, it’s Hudson Valley, NY. Between 1982 and 1986, there were 5,000 UFO sightings including one on March 24th, 1983 where 300 residents saw a V-shaped space craft as big as a city flying in the sky.
Japan Airlines Flight 1628 Over Alaska in 1986
Japan Airlines flight 1628 was flying from Paris to Tokyo with a shipment of wine when it was intercepted by two UFOs on November 17th, 1986. The UFOs scanned the cockpit, then both disappeared, and a third, gigantic UFO appeared. The encounter took 50 minutes.
Belgium Sightings from 1989-1990
Something was definitely happening in Belgium between 1989 and 1990 when there were a number of sightings of triangular UFOs. On March 30th, 1990, several UFO appeared and were witnessed by over 13,000 people. 2,000 of them filed reports that all matched.
UFO Sightings in Cosford, UK, in 1993
Several UFO sightings were reported over a few days in Cosford, UK, starting on March 30th, 1993. Many reports were filed with the police, all of them described the UFO as triangular with lights at each point.
Africa School UFO Sightings in 1994
Aliens will visit any location on Earth they deem worthy and Africa is no exception. On September 16th, 1994, 62 African children saw three silver balls of light over their school yard, which would disappear and reappear elsewhere. They later drew pictures of strange figures.
America West Flight 564 in 1995
On March 25th, 1995, America West flight 564 saw a UFO beneath the plane with 8 blue strobe lights. It was cigar-shaped. The object did not appear on the FAA’s radars, but NORAD tracked the object and said that it sprinted at 1,000 to 1,400 mph, then stopped, then sprinted again.
Lights Over Phoenix, AZ, in 1997
Arizona and Nevada were witnesses to a very big V-shaped UFO, outlined with lights, on March 13th, 1997. The military attempted to cover it up by claiming that the National Guard had released some flares on a training mission.
Sighting Over The New Jersey Turnpike in 2001
While we’re unsure as to why aliens would want to visit New Jersey, it was still the site where witnesses saw a formation of V-shaped UFOs on July 14th, 2001. One police officer went on ABC News and said it was a total of 16 golden lights in several V-shaped objects.
UFO Sighting At Chicago O’Hare in 2007
Hundreds of airport employees and airline workers witnessed one of the most credible UFO sightings in history on November 7th, 2007 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. A quick-thinking witness even snapped this picture.
Stephenville Lights in 2008
Stephenville, Texas, was where a UFO was sighted by a whole community on January 8th, 2008. The UFO hovered for 5 minutes before flying off into the night sky. The UFO was said to hover approximately 3,000 feet in the air and had sides that looked like “erupting volcanoes.”
Indiana Sighting in 2008
A group of people in Indiana witnessed a UFO sighting on January 31st, 2008 in the early morning hours. One resident was a quick thinker and managed to capture the UFO on camera. The UFO had lights all around its edge.
UFO Sighting in Santiago, Chile, in 2010
The El Bosque Airforce Base in Santiago, Chile, was having it’s annual air show in 2010 when one of the spectators recorded the show. Once he got home, he spotted a UFO in the background in the footage. Critics say it’s a bug on his lens, but then again…
UFO Sighting in Jerusalem in 2011
Jerusalem has had its fair share of UFO sightings, especially UFO fleets. One such sighting happened in 2011 when a fleet of UFOs floated above the city and then flew up into the sky. Another such sighting happened in 2012.
UFO Sighting At The London Olympics in 2012
The excitement of the London Olympic Games’ opening ceremony in 2012 was intense, but it would have been much bigger had everyone noticed the UFO that was off in the distance watching the fireworks. Olympic organizers said no aircraft was scheduled to appear.
International Space Station Sightings From 2012-2013
While most people think being on the International Space Station gives you front row seats to all UFOs coming to Earth, space is very big, especially in orbit. That being said, there have been a bunch of UFO sightings by astronauts, such as the one above.
UFO Sighting in Melbourne, Australia, in 2013
In September of 2013, Melbourne, Australia, witnessed a UFO hovering over Carlton Gardens. Residents of the city captured the UFO on camera and some even managed to photograph it with their infrared cameras.
UFO Sightings In Cheshire, UK, From 2012-2015
In April of 2014, several residents of Cheshire, UK, called in a UFO sighting having had seen a “dazzling green round light” that was bigger than a plane. They said it was definitely not fireworks or an airplane. This sighting was one of 7 over Cheshire between 2012 and 2015.