The most bizarre coincidences in history
Mark Twain’s cosmic entrance and exit: Halley’s Comet is a periodic comet that returns to Earth’s vicinity around every 75 years.
The American Civil War and Wilmer McLean: McLean was indeed safe for around fours years, until in 1865 he was approached by a Confederate.
The American Civil War and Wilmer McLean: In 1861, grocer Wilmer McLean and his family were living in Manassas, Virginia.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi survives two atomic bombs: Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on August 6 for a business trip when he experienced the first blast.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi survives two atomic bombs: The historic nuclear blasts the US delivered to the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6.
Dennis the Menace: The UK comic by David Law first appeared in The Beano.
Dennis the Menace: On March 12, 1961, a character named Dennis the Menace debuted twice.
one more Founding Father’s July 4 demise: On July 4, 1831, James Monroe became the third president and Founding Father to die on the Independence Day anniversary.
The deaths of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams: On July 4, 1826, coincidentally as the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of American independence.
The deaths of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams: Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both helped draft and signed the Declaration of Independence.