25 Weird Coincidences That Will Make You Believe In Fate

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Like most sane people, you've probably concluded that the world around us is completely random. Welp, hold that thought. Because it turns out the real world is full of the kind of coincidences you'd dismiss as bad writing if you saw them in a movie.

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In a 1977 Spider-Ma comic, the villain Equinox causes a massive blackout in New York city. THE LINES CANT HADLE TWE OVERACE-- AND ATNER TAN BUEN ort T

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Composer George Handel lived at 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London. Jimi Hendrix lived at 23 Brook Street, Mayfair, London. TWo outstanding musicians li

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Rome's mythical founder was named Romulus. The last emperor before Rome's fall was Romulus Augustus. Augustus was also the first emperor's name, by th

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J. G. Tierney was the first person to die in the construction of the Hoover Dam. The last person to die was Patrick Tierney, his son. They both died o

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In 1950, a gas explosion destroyed a church in Nebraska minutes after choir practice was scheduled to start. But everyone was running late that evenin

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Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler rose to power 129 years apart. They both attacked Russia (and failed) 129 years apart. They were defeated 129 year

Many NFL players have been featured on the covers of EA's Madden NFL series since 1999. UUTRAHD FIUI ENHANCED FA SPORTS Most of them had bad seasons t

In March 12, 1951, Hank Ketcham's Dennis the Menace hit newsstands in the U.S. The same day, David Law's Dennis the Menace hit newsstands in the U.K.

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John Parr was the first British soldier killed in World War I. George Ellison was the last. L/14196 PRIVATE J. PARR 112543 PRIVATE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT

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Seven U.S. vice presidents died while in office. Most of them around Thanksgiving. Elbridge Gerry, Henry Wilson, Thomas Hendricks, and Garret Hobart a


In 2002, a 70-year-old Finnish man was killed by a truck while riding his bicycle. A couple hours later, his twin brother was also killed by a truck w


On March 30, 2005, the Powerball had 110 second- place winners. They all got their numbers from a fortune cookie. The fortune accompanying the numbers


The night before she was killed by Jack the Ripper, Catherine Eddowes gave the police the false name Mary Kelly. The Ripper's next victim was named Ma

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Cassidy Nurse's new friend at school looked a lot like her. She turned out to be her long-lost sister. Zephany Nurse had been abducted as a baby. 17 y

The fall of Constantinople in 1453 was a seismic event in history. It was even surrounded by apocalyptic signs. Not only was there a lunar eclipse aro

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In the 1920s, American writer Anne Parrish found one of her childhood favorites, Jack Frost and Other Stories, while browsing book stalls in Paris. It


In 1957, Richie Ashburn hit a foul ball into the stands, striking a woman in the face. ilu Then he hit another foul ball and struck the same woman aga

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In 1937, a baby fell from a fourth-story window and landed on Joseph Figlock. Street Worker Hit in Plunge of Child Twice Victim in Odd Type of Acciden


Between 1840 and 1960, every American president elected in years ending in o died while in office. Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush avoided the curse

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The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand ignited World War I. A-1I8 His car's license plate was the date the war would end. The plate was A Ill 178. The

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Wolfgang Pauli was a physicist who won the Nobel Prize. Technical equipment would break down when he entered a room. Brilliant as he was, Pauli himsel

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Adolf Hitler lived in Vienna in 1913. So did Joseph Stalin. They might have come across future Yugoslavian president Josip Tito.

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During World War I, Germany disguised the ship Cap Trafalgar as the British cruiser Carmania. It was discovered and sunk by the real Carmania. Both we

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While preparing to film The Girl from Petrovka, Anthony Hopkins couldn't find a copy of the book anywhere. Then he found one abandoned on a bench. Som

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Due to technical limitations, Deus Ex didn't include the World Trade Center in its skyline. It was explained in-game as the result of a terrorist atta