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The Immigration Coincidence Story

Ellis Island: entry facility for immigrants to USA 1892-1954.A story I received via JC. My grandparents are immigrants who met each other on the boat to the US. They obviously went on to get married, have children and have lived a happy life together...

Meeting Up Thousands Of Miles From Home By Coincidence.

View from Rivington PikeHere's a coincidence story from my cuttings, very short, but quite remarkable. It's from Shirley Myerscough who lives in England.Many years ago, my cousin came to visit me from Canada.We decided to go for a walk on the moors.

The Dead Man Who Won His Son A Large Amount Of Money - By Coincidence

I like some of the old classic coincidence stories. How accurate they are is hard to say, as time tends to alter the tales like Chinese Whispers. Here's the story of Robert Fallon, who won his son a large some of money - but when he was dead!Back in...

The Teacher's Surprising Double Coincidence

From my clippings a double coincidence by David Mann.When I began my teaching career, I was lucky enough to be able to teach English at Craigroyston High School.One day while preparing for a lesson, I decided to write ten sentences for the children t...

The Numbers Of Coincidence

A couple of number coincidences:A.F. Kennedy of Victory Grocers has come up with a far greater than a million-to-one-coincidence.Kennedy's firm received a shipment of canned milk, in a boxcar with the serial number of 80,061.The car was sealed with a...

Robert Burns Remarkable Cottage Coincidence

Robert Burns Cottage, AllowayCoincidences aren't a new thing ! This one dates back to the 1930s and features the birthplace of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns.Robert Burns 1759-1796Some 16 years ago a visitor to Burn's Cottage at Alloway detach...

Meeting At The Royal Albert Hall Coincidence

Royal Albert Hall, LondonHere's another remarkable coincidence from my cuttings - by Brenda Wood. All of the stars must have been in the right place on the night mentioned! Four of us - old colleagues now retired - meet once a month.On one occasion w...

Long Lost Sister Found By Coincidence

A coincidence story I saw a while back in the Daily Mail newspaper from a Stephen Wright. It's quite a coincidence.Back in 2004 I was in Boston, in the U.S., looking for The Warren Tavern, a historic inn.Asking a young lady with a pram for directions...

Was Their Contacting Each Other Coincidence, Telepathy Or Precognition?

Picture: Public DomainHow weird is this short story? Well it probably depends on what you believe. It could be a coincidence, but there again it could be some sort of telepathy or maybe precognition was involved. But, whatever, it would appear that t...

National Service Parachute Coincidence

National Service PosterCoincidences can pop up in the most unusual situations, as this story from C Atkins illustrates.During my National Service in 1954-56, I served with the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Early in 1956 in the lead up to the Sue...

The Holman Projector Coincidence From World War 2

A Navy Wren with a Holman ProjectorAn unusual coincidence story about something called a Holman Projector, which was used in the early days of World War 2 by ships as a defensive weapon against low flying attacks from German planes. The story is from...

Caught Speeding Coincidence

Back to coincidences today, seen in the Daily Mail, this one is about being caught speeding.In February I was caught speeding by a mobile police camera, doing 47mph on the A689 Carlisle bypass, which is a 40mph zone.I was given the option of attendin...

The Most Gruesome Coincidence About President Lincoln

John Wilkes BoothI'm going back in time today to President Lincoln's assassination. and some strange coincidences - not those well known ones, that are often regurgitated, but something different. These I found when scouring some very old newspapers.

The Weird Coincidence Of The Yukon Gold Rush

I'm sure there were lots of tales from the Yukon territory, the gold rush and the 'trail of '98' but this is perhaps one of the weirdest - and features a remarkable coincidenceThe story is of Simon and John Turner, known to thousands of old time sour...

Coincidences Aren't Always What We Think!

This cutting from a newspaper made me smile - coincidences aren't always what we think!Stories of people meeting up by coincidence reminded me of the time I was a police officer on Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire [England].Doing point duty in the town cen...

4000 Year Old Bird Drips Blood During War Time

Lord Baden-Powell, founder of Boy ScoutsA coincidence from the archives, or perhaps it was some form of prophetic power (but take that suggestion with a pinch of salt but, there again ...) London, October 26, 1930: A tale of an Egyptian mummified haw...

A Coincidence Sign That Perhaps Britain Will Exit The European Union!

I was looking at a poster for the movie Independence Day: Resurgence and noticed that it will be released in the UK on June 23rd. "Ding," a bell rang in my head, could this be a sign about what is being called Brexit."Is this a precognitive coinciden...

A Remarkable Coincidence Spanning Australia And England And 50 Years

A caravan camp site in Kalgoorlie, AustraliaHere's a remarkable coincidence story involving two couples who met up twice, completely by coincidence - or perhaps fate. They must surely have been meant to meet, against all the odds. The story, from my...

The Australian's Meeting In Clovelly Coincidence

Clovelly North Devon ©Mike PerryThis is a coincidence I saw in today's Daily Mail newspaper from a Pat Constable.A few years ago when we lived in Devon, some friends from Australia came to stay. We took them to the beautiful village of Clovelly on t...

The Birth Date Prediction Coincidence

A coincidence story from April - predicting a birth date, well probably!We married two years ago and were renovating a house we had moved into. At the time I was pregnant so my husband did most of the heavy work, while I supervised! He was working in...


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