Throughout history, many incredible events have occurred, and many have been recorded. Some of these events highlight extraordinary abilities possessed by one or more individuals. Despite the detailed records in some cases, many historical accounts of super powers are still open to interpretation. That is, super powers are not the only explanation. For example, one possible explanation for the phenomenon behind Spring Heeled Jack is mass hysteria. But just because something goes unproven doesn't mean it didn't happen.
Supposed super powers mentioned in history:
Historical figures that could be associated with superpowers: