Most Extraordinary Coincidences Around The World

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A baby saved by the same man at the same window, identical twins with identical destinies, the same sinking of Titanic and Titan, twins died at the same place after some hours and so on are some of the most extraordinary cases of coincidences around the world. 


The first strange coincidence happened about 80 years ago in Detroit when Joseph Figlock was walking on a street and suddenly, a baby fell right in his arms, from a window high above his head. Luckily, the baby was unharmed but a year later; the selfsame baby fell from the selfsame window on the same man and survived again.


This is the picture of the baby who saved unharmed by Joseph Figlock in Detroit

The baby was saved unharmed by Joseph Figlock in Detroit


One of the strangest coincidence stories ever: two identical twins were separated and adopted by two different families, but their destinies were similar to each other. They were both named James who had the same talents in childhood. What’s more, they two James married women named “Linda” and each of them had a son, named James Alan. After divorcing Linda, they also remarried to women named Betty.


Identical twins with identical destinies

Identical twins with identical destinies


In the 1920’s, three men appeared in a train together and their names had a strange link: One was called Bingham, the other had the name of Powell and the third name was the combination of the two others: Bingham-Powell

In the 1920’s, three men appeared in a train together and their names had a strange link: One was called Bingham, the other had the name of Powell and the third name was the combination of the two others: Bingham-Powell


Morgan Robertson’s novel named “Futility” published in 1898 tells about a huge British passenger ship called “Titan” was unsinkable when Titan hit an iceberg and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean.


The same accident happened to the Titanic 14 years later

The same accident happened to the Titanic 14 years later


The book “The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym” of Edgar Allen Poe written in the 19th century was told to come to life. It is the story of the 4 people who found themselves on a boat in the middle of the ocean, after their ship had sunk. Because of starving to death, three of them decided to kill and eat the cabin boy, named Richard Parker.


Not long after, in 1884, four people survived the sinking of “Mignonette”. Not only that the exact succession of events took place, but also, the boy’s name was “Richard Parker”

Not long after, in 1884, four people survived the sinking of “Mignonette”. Not only that the exact succession of events took place but also the boy’s name was “Richard Parker”


In 2002, 17-year-old twin brothers died within hours of one another after separate accidents on the same road, just 1.5 km from each spot in northern Finland

In 2002, 17-year-old twin brothers died within hours of  each other after separate accidents on the same road, just 1.5 km from each spot in northern Finland

 

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Related links:

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This article was published on 2011/09/05
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