10 Mind blowing coincidences that are almost unbelievable yet true

Coincidences can be so strange that they could even span centuries. Throughout history in fact there have been several weird coincidences that could make you freak out leaving you wide eyed and face agape in amazement. Here are ten of them.


1 Remember The Time?

Do you remember this song of Michael Jackson when he depicts himself back in the days of Egyptian pharaohs? Well in the year 1500 during the advent of the new kingdom of Egypt, noted pharaohs made their mark on history like Ramses and the boy king Tutankhamen. Well check out the bust of this mummy discovered in Cairo in 1889. Its 3000 years old and boy does it look like the late king of pop himself, Michael Jackson?

Remember The Time

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2 Struck By Lightning Even In Death

Lightning seems to have an uncanny attraction to Major Walter Sumerford who survived three lightning strikes in his lifetime. Even after his death, his grave was struck by lightning once.

Struck By Lightning Even In Death

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3 The Mysterious Falling Baby

When Joseph Figlock was walking down a lane, a baby fell out of a window and on him. Both man and baby were safe but what’s surprising was that a year later while walking down the same lane, the baby dropped out of the same window and fell on him again. Weird!!

The Mysterious Falling Baby

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4 Reincarnation or just coincidence?

Enzo Ferrari the founder of the iconic sports car Ferrari died in 1988. Was he reincarnated as Mesut Ozil? NO!!! Then take a look, Ozil the German footballer was born in 1988 and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Ferrari founder.

Enzo Ferrari, founder of Ferrari, died in 1988. Mesut Ozil, footballer, was born in 1988

Enzo Ferrari and Mesut Ozil


5 Brotherly Bond Even In Death

The brotherly bond between Erskine Lawrence and Neville Ebbin did not break even in death. The elder brother succumbed to a fatal accident when he was 17. His brother died the very next year also in an accident. What was strange that like the elder brother, the younger too crashed his bicycle into the same car driven by the same driver who was responsible for his brother’s death? Believe it or not, it was the same location.

Brotherly Bond Even In Death

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6 Doppelganger

In 1930, William West a prisoner at Fort Leavenworth prison checked in but was surprised to be notified by the clerk that he had already done so. The matter was cleared when it was discovered that a man by the same name of William West who looked alike was also a prisoner there. That could have well been the reason for the introduction of fingerprinting as identification.

William West a prisoner at Fort Leavenworth

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7 Mark twain’s Tryst with Halley’s Comet

Mark Twain was born at the same time of the return of Halley comet in 1835. These were his words “the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together’. He died the following year in 1910 when Halley’s Comet returned on its official visit across Earth.

Mark twain’s Tryst with Halley’s Comet

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8 Separated At Birth But Reunited Later

Pok-Nam Shin now Holly Hoyle O Brien and Eun-Sook now Megan Hughes were separated by their parents who had drifted apart. One girl to the father and one to the mother. They were adopted at by separate families when their parents died. It was many years later when that they actually met each other at a hospital where they had come for a DNA test.

Pok-Nam Shin now Holly Hoyle O

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9 Anti Kidnapping Campaigner, Kidnapped

In 2008 Felix Batista was kidnapped outside a restaurant in Saltillo Cahuilla Mexico by unknown assailants. As the famous campaigner and Consultant on kidnapping, he was in the area to give a speech on anti kidnapping. He was never found.

Anti Kidnapping Campaigner

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10 Curse of the Omen

The Omen was known for its coincidental disasters. John Richardson, the set and special effects famous for the decapitating scene was involved in a similar accident resulting in his female passenger’s head also being decapitated.

Curse of the Omen

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