In 1916 Arthur Conan Doyle stated his belief in Spiritualism. Could it be? Did the man who created the ever-logical Sherlock Holmes believe in ghosts? This article also covers the Cottingley Fairies incident and Doyle's relationship with Harry Houdini.
Conan Doyle was born in Scotland on May 22, 1859. He passed away on July 7, 1930. Between those two days he led quite a life! See a timeline for the professional and private life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
In 1893 Sherlock Holmes met his death at Reichenbach Falls in "The Adventure of the Final Problem". His fans had to wait until 1901 to once again enjoy a novel featuring the great detective. That novel was "The Hound of the Baskervilles".