Did you know that Napoleon and Hitler were born 129 years apart, came to power 129 years apart, declared war on Russia 129 years apart, and were defeated 129 years apart? Get ready because these are 25 chilling coincidences you won’t believe are real!
The book that eventually came home
Anne Parrish, an American writer was walking through a Paris bookstore when she came across Jack Frost and Other Stories. She began to tell her husband how she loved the book when she was a child. He took the book, opened it, and inside the cover were written the words “Anne Parish, 209 N Weber Street, Colorado”.
King Umberto's double
King Umberto I, king of Italy, went to a small restaurant. He came to realize that both he and the owner were born on the same day, in the same town, and they had both married a woman name Margherita. On July 29 1900 the king was told that the restaurant owner had been shot dead in the street. Later that day the king was assassinated.
Missing Twin Towers in Deux Ex
During the production of Deus Ex, the video game, one of the artists forgot to add the Twin Towers to New York City. His mistake was explained by way of a terrorist attack. The year was 2000.
The names of Rome
Rome’s founder was supposedly named Romulus. Its first emperor was named Augustus. Its last emperor was named Romulus Augustus.
A grave coincidence
Although it wasn’t done deliberately, the graves of the first British soldier and the last British soldier to die in World War II are only several meters apart.