25 Bizarre Coincidences That Will Give You Goosebumps
The coincidences on this list will make you question the existence of fate, or they'll just make you shiver.If you love history, you're probably familiar with the main events and key figures that shaped our past and present. Even if you don't like it, you've probably learned some of the main topics in school or through movies.
Even though you can study a specific subject in great detail and even if you think that you know everything about it, you need to open your mind and look at the bigger picture. There are some coincidences in history that rarely get mentioned but that are completely mind blowing. You were probably never aware that these things in history happened at the same time.
The coincidences on this list will make you question the existence of fate, or they'll just make you shiver.
1. Two Photos Blurred in One
She found out that her daughter's photo was double exposed on top of her son's photo she made two years ago.
During the war, photo plates were often reused and that might be the clue to solving the mystery of this scary blurred photo.
2. Detroit, Around 1930
It was unharmed because it fell right onto Joseph Figlock, an average guy who was just doing his job, cleaning the street floor. Both of them were unharmed.
3. Hoover Dam Project
First one, J. G. Tierney, died on 20th December of 1922 and the last person also died on 20th December of 1935.
But the weird thing here is that the second guy was Tierney's son.
4. First and Last British Soldier from World War I
This photo shows how they were buried, 7 yards away from each other, and this is how their graves were positioned.
5. South African Astronomer, Danie Du Toit
Surprisingly, he then popped a peppermint in his mouth and before he knew it, he was dead from choking. What a weird coincidence and a cruel fate.
6. Only Two Cars in Ohio, 1895
You'll be left in wonder when you find out that the drivers of those two cars actually managed to crash into each other. Coincidentally, this was one of the first car collisions in history.
7. Deus Ex Video Game
They forgot to include the Twin Towers to New York's skyline. Many conspiracy theories after that emerged.
8. American Novelist Anne Parish
However, in 1920, she found her childhood book in a bookstore in Paris. The book had her signature and inscription: "Anne Parish, 209 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs".
9. Violet Jessop, the Nurse
She was on RMS Titanic, RMS Olympic and HMHS Britannic that were all hit, the first one by an iceberg, the second one by HMS Hawke and the third one by a mine. She survived all of those accidents.
10. Franz Ferdinand's Car
Well, it is the code of the ending of the war. The war ended with an Armistice on November 11, 1918, or 11.11.18.
11. The Double Life of Patricia Ann Campbell
Then two women found out they also shared the same name, they shared a birthday (13th of March) as well as their birth year (1941), both had the father named Robert Campbell.
And both of them got married to soldiers in 1959, with whom they had two children aged 19 and 21.
12. Hendrix and Handel
They lived on Brook Street in London and their street numbers were 23 and 25.
13. The Omen, 1976
His children too were in the car, and all of them died.
14. Fishermen Mark Anderson, Andrew Leaper and a Message in a Bottle
He found a 92-year-old message in a bottle.
But in 2012, another fisherman, Andrew Leaper also found a 98-year-old message.
15. West Side Baptist Church, Nebraska
However, the whole church choir avoided the explosion in the church thanks to strange circumstances and the members were not harmed.
How did they manage to survive? They were all late for their rehearsal!
16. Two Bicycles, a Highway and a Truck
However, they were riding their bikes on the same road but were far away from each other.
The first twin got hit by a truck and died. And two hours later, the other twin was also hit by a truck. It was a different truck, but the second twin also died.
17. Hugh Williams
It wasn't some immortal expert sailor, it was 3 different people with the same name.
18. Catherine Eddowes and Marry Kelly
She gave the police officer a false name - Marry Kelly. But then, she was murdered by none other than Jack the Ripper during the same night.
The weird thing is that Jack the Ripper's last victim was also named Marry Kelly.
19. The Girl from Petrovka
And then he found one on the bench accidentally. The writer, George Feifer, said that he couldn't find a copy of the book because his friend lost it in London.
The one that Hopkins found had writer's annotations in it, and it was the same book that writer loaned to his friend from London.
20. Romulus Augustus
You probably also know that the first emperor of the Roman Empire was Augustus.
However, you probably overlooked the fact that the one who ended the ruling family was Romulus Augustus.
21. The Double Life of Umberto, Part 2
Then, he found out some more weird coincidences.
He learned that he shared his birthday with the owner (they were born in 1844, on March 14) and that they both got married to women named Margarita. But it didn't stop there, King Umberto learned that the restaurant was opened to the public on the same date when his coronation took place. And sadly, they both died in a shooting the day after they met.
22. Brothers Killed by a Same Taxi Driver
23. Barack Obama and 666
24. Tamerlane's Prophecy
"Whomsoever open my tomb shall unleash an enemy more terrible than I."