You must have watched multitude remarkable coincidences but only in movies. What if we tell you about 13 such interesting stories! Some of them seem like the tale of reincarnation, but obviously, they are not! These coincidences are hard to believe, yet real.
Enzo Ferrari who died in 1988 was the founder of the Ferrari company. A month after his death, a football player Mesut Özil came into this world. Don't they look amazingly similar? I bet you would call them twins.
Looks like Zubaida Tharwat, a silver age Egyptian actress, is reborn as Jennifer Lawrence.
Morgan Robertson, a fantasy writer, wrote the novella Futility in 1898, which was 14 years before the Titanic sank. The novella told the story of a ship, named The Titan, and was also sunk. But this uncanny coincidence is not only limited to their names, rather both The Titan and The Titanic were said to be unsinkable, lacked a suitable number of lifeboats, had similar technical characteristics, and most shockingly, both collided with the iceberg in the North Atlantic.
The two famous musicians, George Handel - the composer, and Jimi Hendrix - the guitarist, were neighbours, but surprisingly they were two centuries apart. George Handel lived at 25 Brook Street in London, whilst Hendrix lived at 23 Brook Street. In their respective eras, they both contributed to music remarkably which is much appreciated.
During the construction of the Hoover dam, a mishap took place on December 20, 1922, in which many people died. One among those was George Tierney. Unluckily, the last person who also died on December 20 during its construction was George's son - Patrick Tierney.
In 1895, two cars in the state of Ohio collided. This accident was peculiar because in that period of time only these two cars were there in all of Ohio, as automobile production had just begun. Also, the official documentation of automobile accidents was not started then, hence the records of this accident could not exist.
Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, the two American presidents, share a few strange coincidences in their biographies that will startle your mind. Read them below:
- They both were killed by a gunshot on Friday, before the event celebration. Lincoln died just before the celebration of Easter, and Kennedy was killed on Thanksgiving eve. They both attended the event with their wife and were also accompanied by another couple.
- Both were the father of 4 children.
- They both had a friend who was called Billy Graham.
- The secretary of President Lincoln was called John, and the secretary of President John was called Mrs. Lincoln.
- The successors of both were vice presidents named Johnson, in both cases. They were both Democrats and Southerners.
In the First World War, the first and the last soldiers who were killed are still together. Isn't it shocking? It is because their graves are located 6 meters away with their headstones facing each other. This is a coincidence and the placement of their graves was not done deliberately.
Edgar Allan Poe wrote a book named "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket", in which he told the story of 4 sailors whose ship was sinking but they somehow survived, and they also ate a ship-boy forcefully called Richard Parker. According to Poe, this book was based on a real-life event but it was not true.
46 years after Poe's startling book, the same event actually happened. A real boat sank and the survivors told the story about how they forcefully ate a ship-boy called Richard Parker.
After this event, people spread the rumours about the famous American writer that he owned a time machine.
In July 1975, a 17-year-old resident of Bermuda Islands named Erskine Lawrence Ebbin, was riding on his moped and unfortunately was hit by a taxi. A year before, Erskine's brother who was 17 years old as well, was also killed by a taxi when he was riding on the same moped also in July. Moreover, The taxi driver was same and was carrying the same passenger.
The actor Anthony Hopkins was once looking for a book named "The Girl from Petrovka", written by George Feifer, to study about a role he was starring in a film. Unfortunately, he couldn't get this book anywhere in the shop. Luckily, he found a forgotten copy of this book in a subway.
Later, Feifer told Hopkins at their meeting that he didn't have any copy of his book left with him, as the friend whom he lent his last copy forgot it somewhere in the subway.
The legend Romulus and Remus found the city of Rome which is the foundation of the Roman state. Hence, the first king of Rome was Romulus. Amazingly, the last king who ruled the Western Roman Empire was Romulus Augustulus. In a nutshell, the beginning and the ending of one of the most powerful ancient empires hold the name "Romulus".