Jose Pellicer - 4 May 1641, Madrid, Spain: Unexplained black cloud and a burst of sound of unknown origin in the sky
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
From Wonders In The Sky - Unexplained Aerial Objects From Antiquity To Modern Times - and Their Impact on Human Culture, History, and Beliefs - Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck
At 9:00 P.M., "the sky being very calm, without there being a single cloud in it, (Jose Pellicer reported) an extremely black and dark cloud, that approached from somewhere between the east and the north, dilated and narrow, crossing between the west and Midday, that was stationary for some time"
- giving the impression that Pellicer may have seen something resembling the 'cloud cigars' dealt with in modern reports. Pellicer goes on to mention a burst of sound of unknown origin in the sky over Molina de Aragon. The people there heard
"loud noises, bugles, drums, as if an invisible ferocious battle were happening but without anything to be seen."
Source: Jose Pellicer de Salas y Tobar, Avisos historicos, op. cit.