This is a list of famous disappearances from around the world. These are people who simply vanished for no reason. They are still missing to this day.
Jimmy Hoffa disappeared at, or sometime after, 2:45 pm on July 30, 1975, from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox Restaurant in Bloomfield Township, a suburb of Detroit. According to what he had told others, he believed he was to meet there with two Mafia leaders — Anthony Giacolone and Anthony Provenzano. Upon Hoffa’s failure to return home from the restaurant by late that evening, his wife called police to report him missing.
Vladimir Alexandrov disappeared and what happened to him afterward remains unknown. He was last seen at the Nuclear Winter conference in Madrid. Conspiracy theorists speculate that Alexandrov was planning to renounce the nuclear winter concept and may have been kidnapped by the KGB.
Natalee Ann Holloway disappeared on May 30, 2005, during a high school graduation trip to Aruba, a Caribbean country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. An American student from Mountain Brook, Alabama, Holloway graduated from Mountain Brook High School on May 24, 2005, shortly before the trip. She was last seen by her classmates outside Carlos’n Charlie’s, a Caribbean chain restaurant and nightclub in Oranjestad, in a car with locals Joran van der Sloot and brothers Deepak and Satish Kalpoe.
Jim Gray is a database pioneer and worked for Microsoft Research as a scientist. On Sunday, January 28, 2007, during a short solo sailing trip to the Farallon Islands near San Francisco to scatter his mother’s ashes, Gray and his 40-foot yacht, Tenacious, were reported missing by his wife, Donna Carnes. There was no May Day signal.
Stacy Peterson disappeared on October 28, 2007. She was officially reported missing in the early hours of October 29, 2007, after her sister, Cassandra Cales, failed to hear from her when expected. Her husband Drew Peterson claims that Stacy called him to say she left him for another man.