The bizarre Gil Pérez teleportation case
1593 On the evening of October 24, one of the strangest occurrences in history took place in Mexico. Or, so it is said.
A Guardia Civil soldier, Gil Pérez, appeared suddenly in a confused state in the Plaza Mayor (the principal square) of Mexico City, wearing the uniform of a Philippine regiment. He claimed that moments before finding himself in Mexico he had been on sentry duty in Manila at the governor’s palace. He admitted that while he was aware that he was no longer in the Philippines, he had no idea where he was or how he had got there. He said the governor, Don Gomez Pérez Dasmariñas, had been assassinated.
When it was explained to him that he was now in Mexico City, Pérez refused to believe it, saying that he had received his orders on the morning of October 25 in Manila and that it was therefore impossible for him to be in Mexico City on the evening of the 24th. The authorities placed Perez in jail, as a deserter and for the possibility that he may have been in the service of Satan ...
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