Life is sometimes full of such strange twists and turns that seem impossible to explain conventional randomness or probability.The website
does not cease to be surprised by these coincidences, which in all its glory demonstrate how unpredictable this world.
The case is similar to reincarnation
Enzo Ferrari, founder of Ferrari, died in 1988. After about a month born footballer Mesut Ozil. And looking at their portraits, it seems that the twin brothers.
Prediction of the wreck of the "Titanic"
In 1898, 14 years before the wreck of the Titanic, a science fiction writer Morgan Robertson wrote the novel "Futility", which narrated about the death of the ship called "Titan". But one name matches are not ended both ship was considered unsinkable, had similar technical characteristics, both in the crash revealed a lack of boats and both collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic.
After the wreck of the Titanic, the book was reissued under the title "Futility, or the Wreck of the Titan".
Sources: historyonthenet, the titanic.wikia, cruiselinehistory
Neighbours with a difference of two centuries
The great composer George Frideric Handel lived next door to the famous guitarist Jimi Hendrix, however, a difference of 200 years. Handel lived in London at the address: brook street, 25, and in the next house to the address: brook street, 23, lived Jimi Hendrix. They were both brilliant musicians, heavily influenced the development of music.
The tragedy at the Hoover Dam
One of the first people whose life was claimed the dam was George Tierney, he died 20 Dec 1922 in carrying out the preparatory works. The last person who died during the construction, was Patrick Tierney, which was the son of George Tierney, he, too, died 20 Dec.
Sources: damofhoover, USB flash driver, digital desert
Cars that have found each other
In 1895 in Ohio faced two cars. The oddity of this case is that in those years, the automotive industry is gaining momentum in all of Ohio there were only two cars. Unfortunately, the car accident is not documented, so the official records about the case have not survived.
Sources: books.google allfunandgames
Coincidences in the biographies of Lincoln and Kennedy
Many strange correspondences exist between the two presidents of America — Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy. Here are just a small part of them:
- Both presidents were shot in the head on Friday before the holiday (Lincoln on the eve of Easter, Kennedy on the Day before thanksgiving). While each was accompanied by his wife and another couple.
- Both presidents had four children.
- Everyone had a friend named Billy Graham.
- Kennedy had a Secretary named Mrs. Lincoln. Lincoln had a Secretary named John.
- The successors of both were Vice-presidents named Johnson, both southerners and Democrats.
Sources: historynewsnetwork, logic-books, wikipedia
The first and last soldiers
The graves of the first and last British soldiers killed in the First world war, are at a distance of 6 meters and facing to each other. This location was a complete accident.
Sources: bbc, news.bbc., theguardian
Rumors about the time machine By Edgar Allan PoE
In the work of Edgar Allan PoE "the tale of the adventures of Arthur Gordon Pym" tells how the four survivors of the shipwreck of the sailors were forced to eat the cabin boy named Richard Parker. At said it is based on real events, but in reality it was not so.
46 years after writing this book really was a shipwreck and rescued the crew members decided to eat their cabin boy... named Richard Parker. This fact gave rise to rumors that the writer had a time machine.
Sources: seesouthampton, skeptics, nytimes
In July 1975, 17-year-old resident of Bermuda, Erskine Lawrence Ebbin was driving down the road on a moped and was hit by a taxi. Almost a year before that, also in July, lost a brother Erskine, who also was 17 years old. He rode the same bike and he was also hit by a taxi. The driver was the same taxi driver, and he was carrying the same passenger.
Sources: skeptics, royalgazette, dailytelegraph
Rare book and Anthony Hopkins
Once the actor Anthony Hopkins urgently needed the book to study the role in the film "the Girl from Petrovka" based on the novel of George Phifer. He was unable to find this book in any of the bookstores, but then stumbled upon a forgotten someone a copy of the novel on a bench in the subway.
Later, when Hopkins met with Phifer, he said that he himself was not one instance — the last one he lent to a friend and he lost the book somewhere on the station in the subway.
The name of the Roman Empire
Rome, which began with the history of the Roman state, was founded by brothers Romulus and Remus. Later, Romulus became the first king of Rome. The last ruler of the Western Roman Empire was Romulus of Augustus, however, at birth he was given the name Flavius Romulus Augustus. It turned out that the name "Romulus" began and ended the story of the greatest of ancient empires.
Sources: historyextra, tribunesandtriumphs, wikipedia
Prediction of the victory of Donald trump in "the Simpsons"
The creators of "the Simpsons" in one episode in 2000 showed a couple of scenes featuring a character with the Donald trump haircut, playing the role of the candidate in US presidents. As it turned out, both these scenes came to life. In the other cartoon series Donald trump really has become President of the United States.
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