#11 Did The License Plate Number Of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Car Hold A Secret Message?

Did The License Plate Number Of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Car Hold A Secret Message?

World War 1 began after Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo on 28th June 1914. The car in which he was traveling at the time of his murder bore a license plate with the number A III 118. What's so strange about that? World War 1 officially ended on Armistice Day, 11th November 1918, otherwise written as 11/11/18...(source: telegraph)

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Rana 1 year ago

the deadliest coincident ever

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#12 The Double Tragedy On The Hoover Dam

The Double Tragedy On The Hoover Dam

112 deaths were associated with the building of the Hoover Dam, but there's a strange coincidence between the first and last men to lose their lives during its construction. The first man to die was a surveyor called George Tierney, who drowned in the Colorado on December 20, 1922, while looking for an ideal place for the dam. The last man to die? Patrick Tierney, George's son, who... Read More

112 deaths were associated with the building of the Hoover Dam, but there's a strange coincidence between the first and last men to lose their lives during its construction. The first man to die was a surveyor called George Tierney, who drowned in the Colorado on December 20, 1922, while looking for an ideal place for the dam. The last man to die? Patrick Tierney, George's son, who also died on December 20 in 1935. (sources: damofhoover, usbr, digital-desert)

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Hans 1 year ago

This is spooky.

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#13 American In Paris Survives Bataclan Attack And 9/11

American In Paris Survives Bataclan Attack And 9/11

An American named Matthew survived last year's terrorist attack on the Bataclan theater in Paris by playing dead after being shot. What's even more amazing is that 14 years earlier, on September 11th 2001, he narrowly avoided another terrorist attack when a United Airlines plane struck one of the twin towers while he was passing the building on his way to a meeting. (source: telegraph)

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Hans 1 year ago

I find it hard to call someone "lucky" when you have witnessed two acts of extreme violence. Lucky to be alive, yes, but not lucky to have been there.

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#14 The First And Last Soldiers From World War One

The First And Last Soldiers From World War One

The first and last British soldiers killed in the First World War are buried in Belgium’s Saint Symphorien cemetery. Their graves are located just 6 metres apart and their headstones face each other, which is a major coincidence considering that this arrangement wasn't at all planned. (source: the guardian)

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Véronique Dussart 1 year ago

Here in Saint-Symphorien,it is called "le cimetière des Anglais".

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#15 The Warning Inscription On The Tomb Of Tamerlane

The Warning Inscription On The Tomb Of Tamerlane

On June 20, 1940, Soviet archaeologists uncovered the tomb of Tamerlane in what is now Uzbekistan. Tamerlane, who saw himself as Genghis Khan's heir, was a Turco-Mongol conqueror and the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia. A warning inscription on his tomb read "Whomsoever opens my tomb will unleash an invader more terrible than I." Clearly not superstitious, the Soviet archaeologists ignored the warning and opened... Read More

On June 20, 1940, Soviet archaeologists uncovered the tomb of Tamerlane in what is now Uzbekistan. Tamerlane, who saw himself as Genghis Khan's heir, was a Turco-Mongol conqueror and the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia. A warning inscription on his tomb read "Whomsoever opens my tomb will unleash an invader more terrible than I." Clearly not superstitious, the Soviet archaeologists ignored the warning and opened the tomb anyway. 3 days later, Adolf Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, the largest military invasion of all time, upon the Soviet Union. (source: wikipedia)

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Hans 1 year ago

This one is stupid...the invasion must have been planned for months, if not years.

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#16 The Catherine Eddowes And Mary Kelly Coincidence

The Catherine Eddowes And Mary Kelly Coincidence

On the night of September 29th, 1888, at around 8:30pm, Catherine Eddowes was found lying drunk on Aldgate High Street in London. She was taken into custody and released at 12:55am when she was sober enough to go home. Upon leaving she gave the police a fake name - Mary Kelly. The same night she was released, Catherine Eddowes was murdered by Jack the Ripper, who then went... Read More

On the night of September 29th, 1888, at around 8:30pm, Catherine Eddowes was found lying drunk on Aldgate High Street in London. She was taken into custody and released at 12:55am when she was sober enough to go home. Upon leaving she gave the police a fake name - Mary Kelly. The same night she was released, Catherine Eddowes was murdered by Jack the Ripper, who then went on to murder another woman named - you guessed it - Mary Kelly. (source: wikipedia)

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YsaPur 1 year ago

Not much of a coincidence; based on her life both were probably of the same "profession" we know Jack the Ripper targeted. She just gave her colleague's name to the police, to escape some sort of fine or something.

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