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Sherlock Fans: Know What Happened May 4,1891?

Did you know what happened May 4, 1891?


Many know May 4th as “Star Wars Day”, but there is another group of fans that also celebrates on this “Holy” of Sci-Fi days!

One hundred and twenty-two years ago Sherlock Holmes “died” in the famous fight with Moriarty in the book “Reichenbach Falls”. To the many Sherlock Holmes Societies and fans, May 4th is known as Reichenbach Day.

What do they do on Reichenbach day? They mourn about the loss of their beloved character Sherlock Holmes. “Mourners” gather in Victorian style clothes and visit  Multnomah Falls (53000 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy.) Oregon. Admission is free.

Learn more about the event, visit the article HERE.


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