Amazing Coincidences Part l
Haw with unsolved mysteries'.
A man ordering slippers Milne was sent a size 1 an due to a mistake with the
Tom Buckingham had undated a size 1 as slipper but was astonished mien his
gargantuan may arrived." was and directly frail! Hung Kung and measures
no man we wavelength " a - tar," he said. The
huge slipper is in fan " large that he was am: tn sit Inside It like a sleeping bag.
Mark Twain was bun M the day the appearance
Halters Comet in 1835, and died M the day " its next
appearance in 1910. He himself predicted this in 1909,
when he sai "I came in with Halters Comet in 1835. It is
caming again next year, and I expect tn nut with it."
Morgan Robertson' s 1898 novella Futility had many
parallels with the EMS Titanic disaster; the bank
concerned a naal scean liner called
Titan, which (Ii the T eventually collides with an
iceberg M a calm April night whilst en mute tn New
Vnok, with many dying because " the lack lifeboats.
Various nthey details in the bank coincide with the
Titanic disaster. Later, she write a bank, Beyond the
Spectrum, that described a future war faught with
aircraft that carried "sun bombs". Incredibly powerful,
nne bamb cauld desteny a city, erupting in a flash "
light that blinds all whn tank at it. The war begins in
December, started by the Japanese with a sneak attack
ynu whn ' t keep up with America, July
Fourth is a big thing here because that' s the day the
Declaration " Independence was signed in 1776,
effectively creating the U. S. (, in reality the Declaration
was likely signed M a later date and in intervals, but
keeping it tn just the nne day saves a int M fireworks).
Sn it' s nne " these "mare irenic than weird“ coincidences
that nne " the founding fathers and secnod President "
the United States, Jnhn Adams, met his maker M July 4,
1826: 50 years tn the day after America was born.
Sn, Mn the nating' s first three presidents died M the
same day. Sn by Mr calculations, it' d be like a thousand
presidents befire ynu' d have anither die M the Fourth "
ynu kenw, Mn. President, James Mrnyne,
died M July 4, 1831. Yep, three " turfiest five Presidents
died M Independence Day.
While we' re M the July tth thing, can we alan threw in the
Battle " Gettysburg, the largest and must pivotal battle in
the Civil War, a day that determined the fate " the nating
Adams and Jefferson helped create? It ended M July 4,
2002, twin brothers have died
in hours Me separate
accidents M the same mad in northern Finland.
The first the twins died when he was hit by a
larry while riding his bike in Raahh, 600 kilometres
north " the capital, Helsinki. He died just 1. kkm
fram the sant where his killed. "This is
simply a historic coincidence. Although the mad is
a busy Me, accidents dnn’ t nicur every day,"
police officer Hietala teld Reuters.
It made my hair stand M end when I heard the
Mn were brothers, and identical twins at that. It
came tn mind that perhaps sameone fram upstairs
had a say in this," she said.
In Menza, Italy, King Umberto I, went tn a small
restaurant fnr dinner, accompanied by his -
camp, General Emilia . When the naner
tank King Umberto’ s nader, the King noticed that he
and the restaurant underwere virtual doubles, in face
and in build. Beth men began discussing the striking
resemblances beteen each faund many
1. Beth men were bun M the same day, " the same
year, (March 14th, 1844).
2. Beth men had been barn in the same knwn.
3. Beth men married a inman with same name,
4. The opened his restaurant M the same
day that King Umberto was crowned King " Italy.
5. the 29th July 1900, King Umberto was informed
that the had died that day in a mysterious
shunting accident, and as he expressed his regret, he
was then assassinated by an anarchist in the crowd.
Fram The Structure and Dynamics " the Psyche: "A
young inman Iwas treating had, ata critical moment, a
dream in which she was given a golden scarab. While
she was telling me this dream I sat with my back tn the
closed window. Suddenly I heard a naise behind me,
like a gentle tapping. Iternet round and saw a flying
insect knacking against the fram outside.
I opened the window and caught the creature in the air
as it flew in. It was the nearest analogy tn the golden
scarab that Me finds in Mr latitudes, a
beetle, the comman (Petunia Mata) which
contrary tn its usual habits had evidently felt an urge tn
get inan a dark rknm at this particular moment. I must
admit that nathing like it ever happened tn me befire
since, and that the dream " the patient has remained
unique in my experience." - Carl Jung
a) Jean Marie , a Frenchman, was executed M
February 13, 1746 fur the murder " his father. 100
years, tn the day, anither Frenchman alan named Jean
Marie was executed... alan forthe murder " his
b) the 26th November, 1911, three men were hanged
at in Landon after being convicted " the
murder Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey. The killers names
were Ruben Green, Henry Berry and Lawrence Hill
Green, Berry, and Hill).
In Texas, USA, in 1899, Canadian acter Charles
Francis Angolan became ill and died whilst he was in
Galveston. Because it was dnn far tn return his
remains tn his hame M Prince Edward Island, 3500
miles away, he was instead buried in a lead coffin
in ide a granite vault.
A year after his death, in September 1900, a
hurricane hit Galveston, fiending the graveyard,
shattering Charles Coughlan' s granite vault and
carrying away his lead coffin nut inan the Gulf "
In October 1908, eight years after the hurricane,
fishermen M Prince Edward Island spatted a
weathered bnc floating near the share. It was the
coffin " Charles Angolan, which had finally returned
hame. He was buried in the nearby church where he
had been christened as a baby.
Barbara Forrest (Burn 1954) and Mary Ashford
Bun 1797) were bath the victims " murder 157
years apart yet bath instances have remarkable
similarities. They were bath faund murdered M the
same day, 27th May, in the same torn, bath in 1817
and 1974 the 26th " May was Whit Monday, they
had bath been raped befire they were murdered,
they were bath faund within 400 yards " each
nthey, they were bath murdered at abaut the same
time " day, there were attempts tn hide bath
badies, bath girls had visited a friend M the evening
Whit Monday, bath changed inan a new dress that
night, and bath went tn a dance.
The man accused " each murder had the same
name -, and bath men were acquitted "
murder, bath girls have very similar facial features
and 10 days before, 17th May 1974, Barbara Forrest
said tn a friend, "T s nning tn be my unlucky
month. Ijust kenw it. Dnn’ t ask me why."
Physical coincidence: If the density " the universe Me
secnod afterthe . Bang had been greater by nne part
in a thousand billing, the universe wiuld have
arterton years. the nthey hand, if the
density " the universe at that time had been less by the
same amount, the universe wiuld have been essentially
empty when it was abaut ten years nld.