World History Minute: The mystery of the Pied Piper of Hamelin

World History Minute: The mystery of the Pied Piper of Hamelin
World History Minute: The mystery of the Pied Piper of Hamelin

World History Minute: The mystery of the Pied Piper of Hamelin

On June 26, 1284 in Hamelin, Germany some one hundred and thirty young people went missing. Worldview resident historian John Schmidt brings us the real life mystery behind the tale of the Pied Piper. John Schmidt is the author of 'This Day in Chicago History.' (Photo: Flickr/John Jennings)