The sighting of the Loch Ness Monster by Mr and Mrs Spicer on this day in 1933 is our particular favourite as he was actually out of the loch.
Although the monster had been spotted before, national interest was particularly sparked when George Spicer and his wife saw "a most extraordinary form of animal" cross the road in front of their car and enter Loch Ness.
A lot of people have dedicated a lot of time to seeking out the Loch Ness Monster (who lives in a Scottish lake that contains more water than all the lakes in England and Wales put together), and we think they, and the Spicers, should be applauded - if for nothing else than the entertainment they've given us - with a Nessie cocktail.
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