The world we see around us is full of strange events and mysteries that can’t be explained. From freak accidents to shocking predictions, to unexplainable events, even smart, skeptical, highly-rational people would find it hard to explain some of these coincidences.
We here at FeedFond have compiled a list of events that explains how unpredictable our world can be.
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Enzo Ferrari, the founder of Ferrari Cars, died in 1998. Footballer Mesut Özil was born about a month later. You can easily mistake those two as twins!
We all know the sinking of Titanic in 1912. But what if we told you that the ship’s fate was published 14 years ago in a fantasy novella titled ‘Futility’ by Morgan Robertson? Freaky huh?
10. Trump’s Election
Back in 2000, an episode of The Simpsons showed what would happen if Donald Trump became President of USA. The episode also explained the election campaign which was identical in real life. Lots of people are freaked out by this.
9. Unlucky Brothers
A newspaper clip taken from The Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph on July 21, 1975, reports the event.
8. Separated at Birth
A set of Ohio twins separated at birth and without the knowledge of the other made life choices. Both married someone named Linda, named their son James Allan, had a dog named Toy. Later, both were divorced and remarried women named Betty. How’s THAT for coincidence?
7. Lincoln and Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy are arguably some of the most famous presidents in US history. Separated by over a century, these two share some pretty mysterious coincidences in their biographies:
– Both presidents were assassinated by a gunshot wound to the head, on a Friday.
– Both were killed before a celebration (Lincoln before Easter; Kennedy on the eve of Thanksgiving) and were with their wives.
– Both had four children.
– Both had a friend named Billy Graham.
– President Lincoln had a secretary named John & President Kennedy had a secretary named Mrs. Lincoln.
– Their successors were Southerners, Democrat and Vice-Presidents named Johnson.
6. Reincarnation Redux
Don’t believe in reincarnation? See the picture below!
5. Hoover Dam Tragedy
During the construction of the Hoover Dam, one of the first persons to die was George Tierney who died on December 20. Tragically, his son, Patrick Tierney was the last person to die during construction.
4. A Special Name
Romulus and Remus founded Rome, we all know that. But did you know that Romulus became the first king of Rome and the Roman Empire’s last king was Romulus Augustulus? The rise and fall of the Roman Empire were centered around the name ‘Romulus’.
3. Death prediction
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain predicted his own death in 1909. He was born when Halley’s Comet was passing the Earth in 1835.
“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835,” he said in 1909. “It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it.”. The writer died of a heart attack the day it appeared in 1910.
Two cars collided in 1895 in the state of Ohio. This accident was particularly interesting as they were the only two cars in the entire state of Ohio at the time. Those days nobody bothered to keep automobile accident reports.
1. First and Last Soldier
The graves of the first and last British soldier killed in World War -1 is situated only 6 meters apart. The gravestones are coincidentally facing each other.
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