Most Shocking Coincidences of All Time

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Coincidences happen every day in our lives. However, such stories as the coincidence between the political careers of Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy, the scary coincidence between the deaths of two women in England and so on are some of the most astonishing coincidences ever.


Presidents Kennedy and Lincoln were both elected as the President of United States 100 years apart. Both of them received big help from two different men named Johnson who were born 100 years apart. Both two President’s assassins were born 100 years apart and killed before their trials. While President Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin was arrested in a warehouse, President Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his killer was arrested in a theater. Kennedy’s secretary named Lincoln and Lincoln’s secretary named Kennedy.


Although the coincidence between two former U.S President Kennedy and Lincoln is an old story, it should be named here because it is so unusual.

Although the coincidence between two former U.S President Kennedy and Lincoln is an old story, it should be named here because it is so unusual.


A pair of Finnish identical twin brothers at the age of 70 was killed by two different trucks while they were riding bicycles in a snowstorm on the same day and the same road. The second accident happened two hours after the first

A pair of Finnish identical twin brothers at the age of 70 were killed by two different trucks while they were riding bicycles in a snowstorm on the same day and the same road. The second accident happened two hours after the first.


Two women who had the same birthday Barbara Forrest and Mary Ashford were both killed in the similar way in Erdington village in Birmingham, England. They had been raped, strangled and their bodies were found on the same day - 157 years apart. Both had visited a friend and changed a new dress to participate in a dance that night.


Barbara Forrest and Mary Ashford

Barbara Forrest and Mary Ashford


Although Presidents Jefferson and Adams became rivals in their political careers, they shared their love for the country. Both of them were instrumental in drafting the Declaration of Independence was first signed on July 4, 1776. They also died on the same day, July 4 1826.


Presidents Jefferson and Adams

Presidents Jefferson and Adams


In 1980, guitarist John Lennon was killed by a crazy gunman named Mark Chapman. Five years later, NBC decided to make a biography about Lennon and his wife and hired an actor named Mark Chapman. After realizing the fact, the studio quickly gave the part to someone who was not named Mark Chapman. However, Mark Chapman (not the crazy gunman) got rewards by starring Lennon in a 2007 dud called Chapter 27.


The story of Mark Chapman

The story of Mark Chapman


 

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This article was published on 2011/05/09
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